Vanilla Cake topped with Caramel Coffee and Roasted Almonds Crust

Vanilla Cake topped with Caramel and Roasted Almonds Crust

This is a traditional Swedish cake named Toscakaka but with a coffee twist, is basically a fluffy vanilla cake topped with caramel and almonds. The cake is sweet and moist while the golden caramel add the perfect amount of crunchiness. Almonds give a hint of flavor and coffee adds a subtle aroma. The best thing of all is that in less than 30 minutes you will have an elaborated cake to pamper your guests. Warning: This is probably the most addictive cake on earth, sharing is not going to be an easy thing with a cake so delicious.

Vanilla Cake topped with Caramel and Roasted Almonds Crust

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 45 ml almond milk
  • 2 Tablespoons margarine
  • 75 g powdered sugar (if using other type of sugar or sweetener just grind it in a food processor)
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 75 g flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • For the caramel crust
  • 2 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1/2 Teaspoon instant coffee


  1. Place the almonds in a baking pan and place in the oven for 5 minutes at 200 degrees.
  2. Meanwhile mix the sugar, the vanilla and 10 ml of the milk together.
  3. In another bowl mix the flour and the baking powder.
  4. Add 1/3 of the flour to the vanilla mixture mixing constantly
  5. Drizzle half of the milk. And add 1/3 of flour. Repeat with the rest of the milk and the rest of the flour.
  6. Finally drizzle half of the butter and later the other half.
  7. Transfer to small ramekins and bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Meanwhile place the sugar in a small pan over medium heat.
  9. Mix constantly until the sugar melts and starts getting a golden color.
  10. Add the roasted almonds and the coffee.
  11. Cover the cakes with the caramel and let them cool.
  12. Eat them when the caramel is hard and cold.
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3 Responses to Vanilla Cake topped with Caramel Coffee and Roasted Almonds Crust
  1. Dina Reply

    sounds like a nice tea cake (even though it has coffee in it!)

    • Ana Fernández Reply

      Thanks Rosie and Dina! It is super delicious and goes great with a cup of tea

  2. Rosie @ Blueberry Kitchen Reply

    Your cake sounds so delicious, I really want to try this!

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