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Coffee Walnut Cake

Updated: Feb 14

  • Beautiful cake with coffee flavor, and the addition of walnuts, soft and juicy on 3 levels. Coffee fans will surely like this dessert. It is easy to prepare and ready quickly. Follow recipe.

Ingredients: mold 20 cm, 3 layers cake, easy-medium, total time: 105 min. 15 persons

Coffee & Walnut Sponge:

  • 10 g/ 2 Tbsp coffee powder

  • 150 g flour

  • 1 bag baking powder/10 g

  • 165 g soft light brown sugar

  • 165 g soft margarine / or butter

  • 3 medium eggs

  • 1and 1/2 tsp of milk

  • pinch of salt

  • 75 g chopped walnuts

Coffee Buttercream:

  • 250 g softened butter

  • 500 g icing sugar

  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

  • 3 Tbsp instant coffee granules

  • 1. 5 Tbsp boiling water


  • 25 g chopped walnuts

  • a handful of walnut halves


Make the Coffee & Walnut Sponge:

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 °C, with or with fan to 140 °C.

  2. Take a 20 cm mold.

  3. In a deeper bowl, add 150 g of sifted flour, 10 g of coffee powder and a little 1/8 teaspoon of salt. Mix and add the other ingredients 3 medium eggs, 165 g butter, 165 g brown sugar and 1 and 1/2 teaspoons milk, mix all the ingredients until well combined. (you can do by hand or with a mixer with a dough additive.)

  4. Finally, add 75 g of chopped walnuts.

  5. Divide this mixture into 3 equal parts.

  6. Bake each crust for about 20–25 minutes, check the dough with a toothpick.

  7. When the crusts are baked, leave them in the mold for 10 minutes, then take them out and put them on the rack to cool completely before making.

  8. In the meantime, make Coffee Cream:

  9. Mix 3 Tablespoons of instant coffee granules with boiling water 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons and then leave to cool.

  10. Chop 250 g of butter into small cubes, then whisk them on low speed with a mixer until soft.

  11. Gradually add powdered sugar, then stir until the mixture is well combined. Finally, add 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract and add the coffee you mixed with water (teaspoon by teaspoon) with constant stirring.

  12. The cream must be smooth and soft. If the cream is stiff, add a little milk.


  1. Place the first crust on a decorative tray and cover the crust with 1/3 of the filling, sprinkle over with chopped walnuts, put the next crust back and repeat the same process until you reach the end. Cover the back crust with cream and sprinkle with chopped walnuts and half a walnut as a garnish. Buon appetito!

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