Coffee and walnut cake

This delicious coffee and walnut cake has an easy coffee-flavoured filling and topping.

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From The Great Sport Relief Bake Off


For the cake

  • 100g/4oz soft butter or baking spread
  • 100g/4oz caster sugar
  • 2 large free-range eggs
  • 100g/4oz self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50g/2oz chopped walnuts
  • 1 tbsp coffee essence

For the filling and topping

  • 75g/3oz butter, softened
  • 225g/8oz icing sugar, sifted
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 2 tsp coffee essence
  • 8 walnut halves, to decorate