Chocolate Walnut Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes a

    9 in

    • Difficulty


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By Anne Willan

Published 1989

  • About

The texture of this flourless cake varies depending on whether the walnuts are coarsely or finely ground.


  • 1 ⅔ cups/250 g walnut pieces
  • 7 oz/220


  1. Grease the pan, line the base with paper and grease the paper. Heat the oven to 300°F/150°C.
  2. Grind the walnuts with the chocolate in two batches in a food processor or a few at a time in a blender. Alternatively, grind them with a rotary cheese grater.
  3. Cream the butter with three-quarters of the sugar. Beat in the egg yolks, one by one, then stir in t