Macadamia Nut Coffee Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

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By Geraldene Holt

Published 2011

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A single-layer coffee-flavoured cake covered with crunchy macadamia nuts. Pecan nut halves can be used instead, if you wish. Cut this cake into squares for serving.


  • 2 tbs ground coffee
  • 6 tbs milk
  • 150 g / <


Infuse the coffee in the milk in a small pan over low heat and bring almost to the boil. Remove the pan from the heat, stir and leave for 5 minutes then strain through a fine sieve into a cup.

Measure the butter into a mixing bowl and sift the sugar on top. Take a tablespoon of the sugar and keep aside. Cream the butter with the rest of the sugar until light and fluffy. Separate one egg