Coffee & Walnut Cake

Recipe Credit: Umme Aa’ishah



  • 8oz butter
  • 8oz golden caster sugar
  • 4 medium / large eggs
  • 1 1/2 tbsps coffee
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 8oz self raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 85g walnuts (finely / roughly chopped according to preference)


  1. Recite Bismillah
  2. Preheat oven to 170c fan. (Ovens may vary from 160-180)
  3. Combine the water & coffee till smooth & lump free & set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl beat margarine/butter with sugar till light & creamy.
  5. Meanwhile sift flour in a bowl & set aside.
  6. Add in one egg at a time with a tbsp of flour to the mixture until well combined. Be careful not to over beat at this stage!
  7. Then add remaining flour, walnuts & mix.
  8. Finally fold in the baking powder & coffee.
  9. Divide mixture into two  8″ round greased pans & bake at 170c for 20 mins. You will know the cake is done when you press the centre & it springs back. Do not rely on the clean toothpick!
  10. Allow to cool & then fill & frost! (Click to view our frosting recipes)



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