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Coffee & walnut cake with a Turkish Coffee twist!
Bake a coffee and walnut cake infused with Turkish Coffee and topped with coffee buttercream and mastic covered nuts from Selamlique.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1141 projects »
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  • How to bake a coffee cake. Turkish Coffee Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 180'c and butter two cake tins.

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

    Dissolve the coffee with 4 tbsp boiling water.

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

    Whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice and salt.

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

    Cream together the butter and sugar.

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

    Add the vanilla and 3 tbsp of the coffee.

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

    Beat in the eggs, one at a time, alternating with the flour.

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

    Scrape down the sides of the bowl.

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

    Mix in a handful of crushed walnuts.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Turkish Coffee Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Divide between the two cake tins and bake at 180'C for 25 minutes until golden.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Turkish Coffee Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    To make the buttercream, whisk together the butter with the remaining Turkish Coffee.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Turkish Coffee Cake - Step 11
    Step 11

    Add the icing sugar and whisk until smooth.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Turkish Coffee Cake - Step 12
    Step 12

    Scrape the buttercream into a piping bag.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Turkish Coffee Cake - Step 13
    Step 13

    Spread half of the buttercream on the top of a cake and then sandwich the second on top. Top the second with buttercream and cover the centre of the cake with walnuts.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Turkish Coffee Cake - Step 14
    Step 14

    Decorate with mastic coated nuts around the edge of the cake and adding a few in the center.

  • How to bake a coffee cake. Turkish Coffee Cake - Step 15
    Step 15

    Dust with edible gold powder and serve with hot Turkish Coffee.

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