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Coffee and walnut torte



12 piece(s)


  • 50 grams walnut pieces
  • 225 grams caster sugar
  • 225 grams Butter
  • 200 grams plain flour
  • 2.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 tablespoon espresso coffee granules, dissolved in 1 TBLSPN hot water.
  • 4 eggs
  • 1-2 tablespoons Milk

Buttercream frosting

  • 350 grams icing sugar
  • 175 grams Butter
  • 2.5 teaspoons espresso powder, dissolved in 1 TBLSPN boiling water.
  • Walnut halves to decorate

Recipe's preparation

    Cake prep
  1. Preheat oven to 180C, and grease and line 2 sandwhich tins, or 1 x 20cm springform tin.

    1. Place walnuts and sugar into the Closed lid.

    2. Blitz sp 6/15 seconds, or until the nuts are crushed to your preference.

    3. Add remaining ingredients and blend sp4.5 / 30 second, until smooth. Scrape and repeat if required adding extra milk if needed. You are after a "soft drop" consistency.

    4. Divide the mixture between the 2 tins and bake for 25 minutes, or larger springform for 40 minutes, or until cooked when tested.

    5. Cool on a wire rack. When cool, split the larger springform cake (if using) into 3 even layers.


  2. Buttercream frosting
  3. 1. Place all ingredients (except the walnut halves) into the Closed lid.

    2. Blend sp 4.5 / 30 seconds, scraping when neccessary.


  4. Assembly
  5. 1. Divide the buttercream evenly between the cake layers and over the top of the cake.

    2. Decorate with the walnut halves.


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