Coffee and Walnut Cake

A homely Coffee and Walnut Cake with a luscious coffee frosting that is delicious and easy to make. Recipe with step-by-step photos.

coffee and walnut cake on metal tray with cake knife

Coffee Cake

In some countries, there exists what is called a coffee cake which actually does not contain any coffee but it is called such because it is intended to be eaten with a cup of coffee.

This Coffee and Walnut Cake is actually a coffee cake, in that it is heady with coffee flavour in both the sponge and frosting, thanks to a touch of instant espresso powder or instant coffee powder.

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Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze

Recipe with step-by-step photos for an Easy Apple Cake studded with chunks of apples and walnuts, and covered in a delicious Caramel Glaze. 

easy apple cake with caramel glaze on wire rack

Easy Apple Cake

There is something irresistible about the timeless pairing of apples with cinnamon, and this easy apple cake is no exception.

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Carrot Cake with Orange Cream-Cheese Frosting

A deliciously moist Carrot Cake with a light and fresh Orange Cream-Cheese Frosting. This carrot cake recipe is sure to become a favourite with your family and friends!

carrot cake on metal tray with blue tea towel

Carrot Cake Recipe

One of my favourite past-times is chatting online with my foodie friends. We talk about a whole manner of things, mostly food-related, frequently veering off-topic but somehow always circling back to the matter at heart.

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Walnut Cake

A delicious and moist Walnut Cake using seasonal walnuts, rum and honey. This simple cake looks stunning baked in a bundt pan.

walnut cake on wire rack with fresh walnuts

Seasonal Walnuts

It is that time of the year again in Switzerland when the Advent is approaching and the children are becoming excited about meeting Samiclaus (the Swiss version of Santa Claus) on St. Nicholas Day on 6 December.

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Swiss Walnut Christmas Cookies

swiss walnut christmas cookies baumnuss guetzli

I have never really been a big fan of Swiss biscuits, Christmas or otherwise. In all fairness, I haven’t really sampled too many because, quite frankly, they are not always the most appealing when lined up next to the fancy American cookies or British biscuits. When presented with the choice between a cookie oozing with morsels of chocolate and a Läckerli, the latter doesn’t stand a chance, despite the fact that Läckerli is derived from the German word lecker which means delicious. Indeed, Läckerli – a hard, spiced biscuit made from hazelnuts and honey – is delicious, but just not my everyday biscuit of choice.

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