From England to your table: this delicious dessert perfect to accompany tea. Do not stop preparing Coffee Walnut Layer Cake! This cake is very fluffy, and its flavor is delicate. The amount of coffee liqueur is adjusted to the taste, preferably in the glaze. If the coffee liqueur seems to be strong it can then be replaced by an essence of coffee. And with it you can look at this beautiful and best french press. It is best with walnuts, although pecans, or even hazelnuts or macadamia nuts are also very rich and can be used in this recipe. Try Coffee Walnut Layer Cake!

Ingredients for Coffee Walnut Layer Cake:

For the cake:

  • 1 cup of butter
  • 225 gr of sugar
  • 225 gr of flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 50 gr of finely chopped English walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon of coffee liqueur

To decorate:

  • 100 grams of butter
  • 300 gr of sugar glass (flower)
  • 2-3 teaspoons of coffee liqueur
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 40 gr of English walnuts

How to prepare the walnut coffee cake:


  1. Preheat the oven to 190ºC
  2. Beat the butter with the sugar until it sponges; integrates eggs and coffee liqueur one by one
  3. Mix the flour with the baking soda and the baking powder and add them to the butter
  4. Add the nuts and pour into two 20 cm cake molds covered with waxed paper
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, unmold and let cool on a rack
  6. For the decoration, beat the butter with half the icing sugar until it sponges, add the rest of the sugar, the coffee liqueur, and the milk and keep beating until it is well fluffy
  7. Place half of this mixture on one of the cakes and then the other cake on top
  8. Cover the cake with the rest of the glaze and decorate with the nuts, whole or chopped

This cake matches perfectly with tea. And of course with coffee. After this recipe if you wondered which coffee maker to take you can take a look at this top 10 single serve coffee maker. And It can be stored for up to three days. Advantage!