How to make Chocolate and Walnut Cake -

Walnut adds a delightful flavour and crunch to this delicious cake.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cocoa powder (कोको पावडर), Walnuts (अखरोट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Chocolate and Walnut Cake

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : Preparation Time

Cook time : Cooking Time

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chocolate and Walnut Cake Recipe

  • Cocoa powder ? cup

  • Walnuts chopped ? cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1½ cups + 1 tablespoon for dusting

  • Baking powder 1½ teaspoons

  • Butter 1½ cups + for greasing

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1½ cups

  • Eggs 3

  • Vanilla essence a few drops

  • Milk 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Chocolate chips ? cup

Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease an eight-inch round cake tin with the butter.

Step 2

Sift the refined flour and baking powder together. Set aside.

Step 3

Cream the butter and sugar together till light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one by one, beating well till the mixture becomes light. Add the vanilla essence and mix well.

Step 4

Fold in the refined flour, adding it in batches. Add the milk and mix well.

Step 5

Mix the cocoa powder and oil together to make a smooth paste.

Step 6

Dust the chocolate chips and the walnuts with one tablespoon of flour.

Step 7

Add the cocoa powder paste, chocolate chips-walnuts to the batter and fold.

Step 8

Pour the batter into the prepared cake tin.

Step 9

Bake in the preheated oven for fifty to fifty-five minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.

Step 10

Cut into slices and serve.

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