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A delicious coffee cake finished with pecans and grandma style swirls!

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  • How to bake a coffee cake. Coffee Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Grease and line two cake tins. Preheat the oven to 180.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Coffee Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Combine 6 oz Caster sugar with 6 oz room temperature butter.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Coffee Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Beat 3 eggs and add to the mix gradually.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Coffee Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Measure out 6 oz self raising flour. Add half the flour at a time and gently fold it into the cake mixture.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Coffee Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Make a strong espresso, or use three tsp instant coffee and a little water. Wait until the coffee has cooled before adding to the cake batter. Mix well.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Coffee Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Spoon the coffee cake batter into the cake tins. Bake on 180 for 20 mins.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Coffee Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Make another espresso of 3 tsp instant coffee and allow to cool. Melt 100g butter in the microwave. Mix the two together. Then add icing sugar and mix well until you have a smooth icing.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Coffee Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Sandwich the two cake bases together with the icing. Finish the cake off using a fork to make swirly patterns on the icing and decorate with pecan nuts.

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