Whip up one of these easy to make cakes to impress friends and family. So delicious you might have to make two. 


  • 175g Western Star Original Butter

  • 175g castor sugar

  • 3 eggs (large)

  • 175g flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 2 tsp (dissolved in 1 tbsp boiling water) instant coffee granules

  • 500ml (2 cups) Anchor Thickened Cream

  • 1 tbsp (dissolved in 2 tbsp boiling water) instant coffee powder

  • walnut pieces (for decoration)


  • Cake:

  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease two 20cm sponge tins and line with baking paper.

  • 2.

    Beat butter and caster sugar until light and fluffy. Lightly whisk the eggs in a separate bowl, and add to sugar mixture a little at a time. Mix well after each addition.

  • 3.

    Combine the flour and baking powder and gently stir into the sugar mixture. Stir in the dissolved coffee and chopped walnuts.

  • 4.

    Divide the cake mixture between the two tins and bake for 20-25 minutes, until golden and an inserted skewer comes out clean. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

  • Topping & Filling:

  • 1.

    In a bowl, whip the thickened cream until it has light, fluffy peaks. Add the dissolved coffee and mix through.

  • 2.

    Place one cake on a plate/cake stand. Spread half the coffee cream over the top, and place the second cake on top. Spread the remaining coffee cream on top and decorate with walnut pieces.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (16 servings)

  • Energy 282kj
  • Fat Total 21g
  • Saturated Fat 13g
  • Protein 2g
  • Carbohydrate 20g
  • Sugar 11g
  • Sodium 47mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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