Coffee and walnut traybake

Preparation time:
20 mins
Cooking time:
25 mins

This quick traybake is a great choices for parties and coffee mornings. YUM!

Ingredients checklist


Step 1

Pre-heat your oven to 160c/140 fan/Gas Mark 3 Cream together the butter and sugar

Step 2

Add the eggs one at a time and combine thoroughly - you can add a teaspoon of the flour in between each egg if your mix starts to split

Step 3

Fold in the two flours until the mixture is nicely combined

Step 4

Fold in the coffee mixture, chopped walnuts and chocolate chips until they are evenly dispersed through the mix Pour the mixture into a lined baking tin (we used an 8 x 10 inch) and spread so it's even across the tin

Step 5

Pop into the oven for about 25 minutes but you may need longer dependent on your oven - when you pop in a skewer, you want it to come out clean

Step 6

For the Buttercream Cream the butter in a bowl until really soft and fluffy. Add the icing sugar and beat until completely incorporated (if you have a preferred method do use that. If not, we recommend adding a couple of large tablespoons of icing sugar at a time to reduce the mess!)

Step 7

Once all the sugar and butter are combined, pour in the coffee mixture and beat till fully combined. If you feel it needs a little more loosening (and this will be to taste), you can add a teaspoon or two of milk

Step 8

Spread the coffee buttercream over the cooled sponge and sprinkle (or artfully place!) the remaining walnuts on top

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