Coffee and Walnut Cake

Posted By Kerri

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I was quite pleased with how this worked out, despite it’s somewhat lopsided appearance. I’m not a very experienced baker so I’m not sure why this happened, perhaps I had the oven too hot?

I followed a Delia Smith recipe, best to stick to basics when you’re not that confident in your ability was my thinking. It actually seemed quite complicated when it came to it though, the recipe wasn’t laid out particularly well and there was lots of unnecessary waffle that was confusing. It went pretty smoothly though and, most importantly, it tasted good.

Jan 31st, 2009

8 Comments to 'Coffee and Walnut Cake'

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  1. Jules said,

    For someone who used to be scared of baking this looks wonderful! You can’t beat a classic coffee cake.

    Jules’s last blog post..Cookery Club – the beginning

  2. Kerri said,

    Thanks Jules 🙂 If you saw it in real life you’d realise just how lopsided it is though. It’s also really flat!

  3. Donna said,

    OMG!! This looks soooo good. I am so starring this. Love coffee flavored anything, and the cake looks to die for! Love your site. Lots of good things on here!

    Donna’s last blog post..Bloody Mary THE Breakfast of Champions

  4. Mrs Ergül said,

    My hubby doesn’t take coffee but a coffee cake works for him!

    Mrs Ergül’s last blog post..Jen’s Roast Chicken

  5. Ana said,

    Your cake looks fantastic, my daughter and I wanted to bite the screen! So, we are baking this one for sure. Thank you and keep going!

    Ana’s last blog post..Jamie Oliver’s Lemon Pudding

  6. Ros said,

    I know what you mean about Delia and her waffle. We’ve had the kids at school baking some of her cakes but we tend to take out and abbreviate the recipe. The cake doesn’t look lopsided in the photo at all and the icing makes it look gorgeous.

    Ros’s last blog post..Not Healthy, Not Budget

  7. ingrid said,

    Your cake looks great! Good for you that your getting comfortable baking. I was/am a scaredy cat baker and am trying to expand my baking horizons.
    ~ingrid

    ingrid’s last blog post..Peanut Butter Mousse Bars

  8. Kerri said,

    Thanks Donna.

    This is quite strongly flavoured Mrs Ergul but the icing cuts the coffee flavour a little.

    I hope you like it Ana!

    That’s a good idea Ros, I’ll remember to cut and paste before attempting in future.

    Practice makes perfect Ingrid, I should know!

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