Walnut Cake with Icing Recipe

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Walnut Cake with Icing
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

With the crunchiness of walnuts this cake is iced with an egg white-cream mixture and walnuts.

Ingredients of Walnut Cake with Icing

  • 200 gm butter
  • 200 gm castor sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 200 gm flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 100 gm finely chopped walnuts
  • Icing:
  • 2 egg whites
  • 300 gm icing sugar
  • 2 Tbsp cream
  • Walnut halves to decorate

How to Make Walnut Cake with Icing

  • 1.Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  • 2.Gradually beat in eggs.
  • 3.Fold in flour, baking powder and walnuts.
  • 4.Mixture should be of a soft, dropping consistency. If not, stir in 1 tbsp milk.
  • 5.Bake in a greased and lined 8" round tin at 180 degrees C for about 30 minutes or until well risen and firm to the touch.
  • 6.Turn out and cool.
  • For the icing:
  • 1.Whip egg whites until stiff.
  • 2.Gradually whisk in sugar.
  • 3.Stir in cream.
  • 4.Pour over cake.
  • 5.Serve decorated with walnut halves.