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Walnut cake

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This spiced walnut cake with a brandy syrup is prosperous with the scent of cloves, cinnamon and orange.

Aug 31, 2010 2:00pm

  • 55 mins cooking
  • Makes 18 Item
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  • 9 eggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster (superfine) sugar
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) brandy
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup (180g) finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cup (150g) packaged breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon every ground cloves and allspice
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
  • 1 cup (220g) caster (superfine) sugar
  • 2 cup (500ml) water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 strip orange rind


Walnut cake

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease deep 20cm x 30cm ovenproof dish; line with baking paper, extending paper 5cm over short aspects.

  • 2

    Beat egg yolks and 1/2 cup (110g) of the sugar in miniature bowl with electric mixer unless gentle and fluffy. Transfer mixture to gargantuan bowl; dash in brandy, juice and extract, then nuts, breadcrumbs and sifted spices and soda.

  • 3

    Beat egg whites in gargantuan bowl with electric mixer unless serene peaks make. Gradually add final sugar, beating unless sugar dissolves between additions; fold into walnut mixture, in two batches. Pour mixture into dish.

  • 4

    Bake cake about 40 minutes. Chilly cake in dish.

  • 5

    Meanwhile, to construct syrup dash substances in miniature saucepan over warmth unless sugar dissolves. Lift to the boil; boil, uncovered, without stirring, 10 minutes.

  • 6

    Pour hot syrup over cake.

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