Nutty coffee sponge cake

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 170g - flour
  • 6 - eggs
  • 230g - sugar
  • 8 tbsp - butter
  • 1.5 tsp - baking powder
  • 1/2 cup - cashew nuts (chopped)
  • 1.5 tsp - instant coffee powder (dissolved in 3 tsp water)
  • 1.5 tsp - vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp - butter (for greasing the cake tin)
  • 1/2 tsp - flour (for dusting the cake tin)

How to Make Nutty coffee sponge cake

  • Sift the flour with the baking powder.
  • Separate the egg yolks from the whites.
  • Add half the sugar to the yolks and beat it well till it is creamy.
  • Beat the egg whites till it is stiff, gradually adding the remaining sugar while beating it.
  • Add the egg white and sugar mixture to the egg yolk-sugar mixture and blend it well.
  • Add the flour, spoon by spoon and mix it again.
  • Add in the melted butter, coffee powder, vanilla essence and mix it well.
  • Grease a large cake tin with butter and dust it with flour.
  • Pour the cake mixture into the tin and evenly sprinkle nuts on them.
  • Bake at 200 degree C in a pre-heated oven for 20 minutes.
  • Insert a knife in the centre to check if the cake is done.
  • If the knife comes out clean, the cake is done.
  • Let it cool and then remove it.