Last week I took this HUGE Coffee Walnut Bundt Cake round to a close friend who had just given birth to the most beautiful little baby boy. He is a much longed for baby and I am so delighted that he is now here safe and sound….
coffee walnut cake
The earliest recipe that I have found for Coffee Walnut Cake is Mrs Beetons. In her 1861 tome ‘Household Management’, she mixes shredded walnuts into a Genoa sponge, tops it off with coffee icing (which is made by boiling a gill of water with a pound of icing sugar and mixing in coffee essence) and she decorates it with walnut halves….