How to prepare the real Italian recipe of Walnut Cake or “Torta con le Noci”
A lovely recipe from Abruzzo region, it’s very soft and tasty. More homely than sophisticated. Lovely to enjoy with children, maybe cooking together. If you love walnut, this is the most amazing cake recipe ever! Simply indulge. Yummy!
- 120 grams of Butter
- 150 grams of Sugar
- 4 Eggs
- 140 grams of Flour
- 2 ½ teaspoons of Baking Powder
- 150 of chopped Walnuts
- 150 grams of powder sugar
- 1 Lemon zest grated
- Cinnamon as you prefer
Soften with your hands 120 grams of butter and 150 grams of sugar and knead for 5 minutes. Apart beat 2 eggs and 2 yolks very well for 5 minutes, add the flour and 2 ½ teaspoons of baking powder. Combine thoroughly and pour into a baking dish. Bake it at 170° for 30 minutes.
Whip the two egg whites for 2 minutes, add 150 grams of powder sugar and continue to whip, when it’s ready add 150 grams of chopped walnuts, 1 lemon zest grated and cinnamon. Pour the mixture over the cake, previously cooked and bake at 170° for 10 minutes.
Posted by Nicoletta and Tiziana