Oaty walnut cake

Step by step recipe:

  1. 8 min.Oaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #1
    Preheat the oven to 360F (180C).

    Spread 60 g walnut kernels out on a baking sheet and dry roast in the oven for 8 minutes to bring out the flavour.
  2. 1 hourOaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #2
    Weigh 150 g egg, put into a bowl and leave for at least 1 hour to come to room temperature.

    Take the butter out of the fridge as well and leave at room temperature for at least 1 hour.
  3. 3 min.Oaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #3
    Put 125 g butter and 125 g caster sugar into a food-mixer bowl.
  4. 3 min.Oaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #4
    Beat on medium/high speed until thoroughly mixed.
  5. 3 min.Oaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #5
    Add the eggs one at a time and continue beating.
  6. 2 min.Oaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #6
    The mixture may curdle slightly, with bits of butter that do not mix in properly.

    If this happens, stop beating and stand the bowl in a pan of hot water. Beat by hand until the mixture becomes smooth again (about 1 minute).
  7. 2 min.Oaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #7
    Sieve 100 g flour, 10 g baking powder and 1 pinch fine (or table) salt together.
  8. 3 min.Oaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #8
    Add the walnuts and 60 g rolled oats to the flour and mix.
  9. 30 min.Oaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #9
    Tip this into the food-mixer bowl and fold in using a soft spatula.
  10. 40 min.Oaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #10
    Preheat the oven to 360F (180C).

    Put the cake mixture into a tin or mould and bake for about 40 minutes. Check to see if it cooked 5 minutes before the end of cooking time.
  11. Oaty walnut cake  : Photo of step #11
    Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Remarks:

The longer the mixture has to stand before cooking, the more the flavours will develop, so you can prepare it the day before cooking and leave overnight in the fridge.

Source:

Home made.

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