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Door County Jimmie Cake

By: Lana Madison, WI 2014 Recipe Contest Submission

“The recipe is special because any flavor of Door County Coffee can be used and each flavor makes each cake taste different!”

This is a user-submitted recipe. It was not made in the kitchens of the Door County Coffee Café.

  • 4 eggs (separated)
  • 1 C. creamed butter
  • 2 C. powdered sugar
  • 1 C. cold favorite flavor of Door County Coffee brewed
  • 2 C. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 C. chopped walnuts (can substitute pecans or almonds)
  • 1 C. Jimmies (brown sprinkles for cookie decorating)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Separate eggs: whites in one bowl - beat until stiff-- and yolks in another bowl – lightly beaten.
  3. In medium bowl - add beaten yolks to creamed butter, cold coffee and powdered sugar & beat until combined.
  4. In a large bowl mix flour with baking powder, nuts and Jimmies.
  5. Combine liquid ingredients with dry ingredients; blend well.
  6. Fold in stiff beaten egg whites.
  7. Grease and flour a tube or bundt cake pan.
  8. Pour blended ingredients into pan and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or less.
  9. Check to see if cake is done by inserting toothpick into center of cake. When it comes out dry, cake is done.