Irish Coffee Cake

Recipe by Elly in Canada
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • CAKE:
  • Beat butter with sugar until fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Dissolve espresso powder in vanilla, beat into butter mixture.
  • Mix flour, almonds, baking powder and salt; stir into butter mixture.
  • Spread batter in a greased 8-inch round cake pan.
  • Bake in 350°F oven for 30 minutes or until tester comes out clean.
  • Cool on rack for 5 minutes.
  • Run knife around edge of cake to separate from pan; turn out onto rack, let cool completely.
  • COFFEE SYRUP:
  • In a saucepan, bring sugar and coffee to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar, boil for 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and stir in whiskey.
  • Return the cooled cake to the baking pan, poke holes all over top with a toothpick or skewer.
  • Pour coffee syrup over cake. Let cool for 1 hour or until syrup is absorbed.
  • Remove from pan; place on serving plate.
  • TOPPING:
  • Whip cream with whiskey and sugar, pipe along the top edge of the cake.
  • Garnish with coffee beans!
  • Prep time does not include cooling time.
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