Place one cake upside down on a plate or cake stand. I made these actual cupcakes with my 5 and 7 year old and they only needed a little help perfect.
However theres one cake i love above all others and that is coffee walnut.
Coffee walnut cupcakes. These easy to make cute little coffee and walnut cupcakes may be just the thing you are looking for. You should fill the paper cupcake or muffin cases half full with cake batter. One of my favourite desserts that makes an excellent choice for any party or celebration.
Sponge layer cakes such as nigellas coffee and walnut layer cake from kitchen convert fairly well to cupcakesa 20cm8 inch two layer cake is likely to make 20 24 cupcakes. Place second cake right side up on frosting and cover top and sides in a swirly pattern. Much easier than making a whole cake but still with all that yummy coffee and walnut flavour and kids can do most of it.
The cakes are best if theyre iced fairly near the time of eating so if youre making ahead whip up the mascarpone mix keep in the fridge beat it again then spoon onto the cakes just before serving. Put the coffee granules and 2 teaspoons boiling water into a bowl and stir until smooth. Add the butter sift in the icing sugar and stir until smooth and free of streaks.
Mary berrys coffee and walnut cake rich decadent with a silky coffee icing and a moist crunchy sponge. Spoon on to the cupcakes then decorate each one with a walnut half. Pipe the icing sky high for maximum cake drama.
With this recipe weve given it a modern makeover by giving it the cupcake treatment. As you may have realised im a bit of a fan of cake. Add coffee mixture down feed tube and pulse until well blended.
This friday is the macmillan worlds biggest coffee morning and i thought id share with you what im going to be making to take along to the one at my boys school. My carrot walnut cupcakes are such an old recipe on this blog now that theyre rarely seen but these will hopefully bring the walnut love back. I have been trying to think of cupcake recipes that people would want to see and make themselves and these came up.
Its my version of a classic coffee walnut cake. Coffee and walnut cake is a teatime favourite. Coffee and walnut layer cake by nigella.
Spread with about half the frosting. Spread a dollop of the coffee cream onto the top of each cake then finish with a walnut half. Neither of my grandmothers nor indeed my mother was a baker but this cake is nonetheless the cake of my childhood.
Place a walnut half in center of cake and gently press remaining halves into top of cake around the. When i was little i used to make it for my younger sisters birthday every year beating away vigorously with my bowl and wooden spoon. My coffee cake recipe was so popular and such a big hit with my readers that i know these will be loved by all too.