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Coffee walnut fudge cake

Coffee and walnut is a well-loved cake combination and this one is crowned with an indulgent fudge topping

Classic coffee and walnut cake
Classic coffee and walnut cake

Preparation time

30 minutes

Cooking time

25 minutes




  • 175g (6 oz) Stork spread 
  • 175g (6 oz) caster sugar 
  • 3 medium eggs, beaten 
  • 175g (6 oz) self-raising flour, sieved 
  • 55g (2 oz) walnuts, chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon coffee essence


  • 85g (3 oz) Stork spread 
  • 225g (8 oz) icing sugar, sieved 
  • 1 teaspoon milk, if necessary 
  • 1 tablespoon coffee essence


  • 85g (3 oz) walnuts


  • Cream Stork and caster sugar together until light and fluffy. Add egg gradually, beating well between each addition.
  • Fold in flour, and then add walnuts and coffee essence.
  • Place in 2cm x 18cm (7 inch) greased and bottom-lined sandwich tins.
  • Bake in middle of preheated oven 180°C, 350°F, Gas 4 for 25–30 minutes. Turn out and cool on wire tray.
  • Icing: Cream Stork and icing sugar until light. Add coffee essence and beat until well blended, adding a little milk if needed.
  • Sandwich the 2 cakes together with a little of the icing.
  • Spread most of the remainder on the sides and top of the cake.
  • Chop all but 8 of the walnuts and press around the sides of the cake.
  • Pipe remaining icing around the edge using a star nozzle and decorate with reserved walnuts.

Recipe provided by Stork. For further baking tips and recipe ideas please visit


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