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What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 175g/6oz Butter or Margarine (at room temperature)
  • 175g/6oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 4 tablespoons Instant Coffee dissolved in 1 tablespoon Boiling Water, cooled
  • 50g/2oz Shamrock Chopped Walnuts (optional)


Icing/Filling

  • 125g/4oz Icing Sugar, sieved
  • 50g/2oz Butter or Margarine (at room temperature)
  • 1 tablespoon Instant Coffee dissolved in 1 teaspoon Boiling Water, cooled


Decoration

  • Shamrock Walnuts

How to:

  1. Grease and base line tin or tins with greaseproof paper. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.
  2. Place all ingredients for the cake - flour, butter/margarine, sugar, eggs, coffee and walnuts (if used) - into a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  3. Transfer to prepared tin or tins and bake as follows:
    Sandwich Tins - upper shelf position for 30 minutes approx
    2lb Loaf Tin - central oven position for 50-60 minutes approx
    Ring Tin - central oven position for 30 minutes approx
  4. Cake is baked when top is gently pressed and it springs back.
  5. Remove from tin and cool on a wire tray.
  6. When completely cool, make the icing by beating all ingredients together until smooth and use to sandwich the cake or for topping or both!


Note 

  • This recipe can be made in 
  • 2 x 18cm/7" Sandwich Tins
  • 1 x 2lb Loaf Tin (23cm x 11cm x 7cm/9" x 4" x 3" approx)
  • 1 x 23cm/9" Ring Tin
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Coffee and Walnut Cake

Category

Afternoon Tea

Cook Time

30-60 mins

What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 175g/6oz Butter or Margarine (at room temperature)
  • 175g/6oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 4 tablespoons Instant Coffee dissolved in 1 tablespoon Boiling Water, cooled
  • 50g/2oz Shamrock Chopped Walnuts (optional)


Icing/Filling

  • 125g/4oz Icing Sugar, sieved
  • 50g/2oz Butter or Margarine (at room temperature)
  • 1 tablespoon Instant Coffee dissolved in 1 teaspoon Boiling Water, cooled


Decoration

  • Shamrock Walnuts

How to:

  1. Grease and base line tin or tins with greaseproof paper. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.
  2. Place all ingredients for the cake - flour, butter/margarine, sugar, eggs, coffee and walnuts (if used) - into a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  3. Transfer to prepared tin or tins and bake as follows:
    Sandwich Tins - upper shelf position for 30 minutes approx
    2lb Loaf Tin - central oven position for 50-60 minutes approx
    Ring Tin - central oven position for 30 minutes approx
  4. Cake is baked when top is gently pressed and it springs back.
  5. Remove from tin and cool on a wire tray.
  6. When completely cool, make the icing by beating all ingredients together until smooth and use to sandwich the cake or for topping or both!


Note 

  • This recipe can be made in 
  • 2 x 18cm/7" Sandwich Tins
  • 1 x 2lb Loaf Tin (23cm x 11cm x 7cm/9" x 4" x 3" approx)
  • 1 x 23cm/9" Ring Tin
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