Almond Coffee Cake

Yummy Bakes | 1:44 PM |
I have been waiting to bake this cake for a long time, each time I tried to do something that will only call for egg yolks so that I can use the egg whites for this.  Finally, I got this baked - its so easy and delicious with the sweet aroma of Kahlua/coffee.  For those coffee lovers, you will certainly love this.




I shared some with my colleagues this morning, and she say "fantastic cake" ....





Recipe source from Anncoo Journal
Ingredients: (from Donna Hay's magazine Aug/Sep '09 issue)
    2 tbsp Plain flour, sifted
    40g Icing sugar 
    30g Almond meal
    2 tsp Instant coffee powder
    40g Butter, melted
    2 Egg whites ~ 80g
    1/4 cup Kahlua coffee liqueur

Method:
  • Preheat oven to 180C (335F). Place the flour, sugar, almond meal, coffee, butter and egg whites in a bowl and mix well combine with a hand whisk.
  • Spoon mixture into 6 lightly greased or use cooking spray on medium size muffin pan or 12 mini muffin pan and bake for 20-25 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer.
  • Drizzle with the liqueur (about 1/2 tablespoon on each cake) and set aside for 2 minutes before turning out on a wire rack to cool. 
  • Decorate with chocolate icing on top (I used Wiltion chocolate icing) or just dust with some icing sugar.
  • You can serve them warm or store it in an airtight container for 2-3 days.
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21 comments:

  1. perfect cakes and very in season :)

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  2. Yummy! wanting to give it a bite!

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    1. Thanks, Stephanie for stopping by. Don't be shy and help yourself to the cakes.

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  3. Hey, I'm the first,so do I get some for my breakfast? Great clicks, Chris!

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  4. Thank you Cheah. For that encouragement, you certainly can have some for breakfast. :)

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  5. yummy gorgeous! did you bake them in a muffin pan? i like how they look in this shape.

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  6. These look delicious! Feel like having some for tea break!

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  7. Perfection! But I cannot decide which I like better, the cakes or that cute Tiger Santa!

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  8. Beautiful small cakes and nice clicks! Do you need some more kahlua? :)

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    1. Thanks, Ann. You have spare kahlua?

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    2. No problem. Will pass you some when I see you.

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  9. Love your presentation of these almond coffee cakes; Looks extra festive with cute tiger Santa ;)

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  10. Thank you, kit. That tiger Santa is very old.....

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  11. Beautiful cupcakes! My girls would really love you for these. They have been pestering me to make coffee cakes. But then I will end up eating most of it cos I love coffee cakes too....hehe

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  12. Awesome cupcakes! Your colleagues were very lucky.

    By the way, Congratulations! Yummy Bakes has been nominated for the Liebster Blog Award. You totally deserves it!
    http://mintyskitchen.blogspot.com.au/2012/12/the-liebster-blog-award.html

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