Recipe – Dairy Free Coffee, Walnut and Banana Cake

Dairy Free Walnut and Banana CakeIngredients

200g dairy free spread
200g caster sugar
200g self raising flour
4 large eggs
75g chopped walnuts
1 ripe banana chopped
2 tablespoons coffee essence

For the filling:-

75g dairy free spread
225g icing sugar
2 teaspoons milk
2 teaspoons coffee essence
8 walnuts halves to decorate

Method
Preheat oven to 180 degrees c. Grease and line two 7 inch sandwich tins.

Measure all the cake ingredients into a mixing bowl and beat until thoroughly blended. Divide the mixture between the tins and level the surface. Bake for approximately 25-30mins until well risen and springy.

Leave to cool in the tins for a few minutes then turn out, remove paper and finish cooling on a wire rack.

The filling:-
Beat together the dairy free spread, icing sugar, milk and coffee essence until smooth.

Sandwich the cake together with half the butter icing and use the rest for the top. Decorate with the walnut halves.