Coffee Layer Cake

Coffee Layer Cake

Step 1

Let's combine the dry ingredients- in a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

Combine Dry Ingredients

Beat the butter for 2 minutes, add the oil, and mix for an additional minute. Add the sugar and beat for 2-3 minutes, until light and fluffy.

Beat the Butter and Sugar

Step 2

Add the eggs and combine

Add Eggs

Step 3

In a small cup or bowl add the coffee granulates and hot water- stir until coffee granulates have disappeared. Add to the wet ingredients.

Add Coffee

Step 4

Gently fold in half of the flour mixture, then half of the buttermilk then repeat with remaining ingredients.

Fold in all Ingridents

Step 5

Pour the batter into prepared pans and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until you stick a toothpick in the center and only moist crumbs come out, no wet batter.


Step 6

Spread the jam within that frosting dam and place remaining cake layer on top bottom face up- this helps create a flat top. Spread frosting on the top layer and decorate with roasted walnuts


Step 7

Add the other cake and frost, making the edges higher to create a frosting dam for the apricot jam and walnuts.


Step 8

Slice and enjoy