Rose’s Kitchen

Chocolate Walnut Cake

Ingredients:

10 eggs, separated

350g butter

300g castor sugar

250g plain flour

2 tsp double action baking powder

100g chocolate coverture, scraped

100g walnuts, chopped

1 tbsp Rum

1 tsp vanilla essence

1/2 tsp cream of tartar

Method:

1.  Sieve flour with baking powder.

2.  Beat butter with 50g castor sugar, rum and vanilla essence until stiff.

3.  Add egg yolks to butter mixture, one at a time and beat till stiff and thick.  Fold in sifted flour.

4.  Beat egg whites with 250g sugar and 1/2 tsp cream of tartar until stiff.

5.  Fold butter mixture into the stiffly beaten egg whites, half way add in chocolate shavings.

6.  Pour mixture into a greased 10-inch sqaure tin and sprinkle chopped walnuts on top.

7.  Bake in preheated oven at 190 deg C for about 50 minutes.

February 2, 2007 - Posted by | Cakes

2 Comments »

  1. Hi Rose,

    If i wanna to hav coffee flavour to the chocolate walnut cake, can advise hw do i go abt doing it?

    Thanks,
    Jane

    Comment by Jane | February 16, 2008 | Reply

  2. Hello Rose,
    Can I use double portion of normal baking powder if I cannot find the double action baking powder?
    Thanks.
    Mag

    Comment by Maggie | November 22, 2008 | Reply


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