Caramel Cake Coated with Walnuts

Caramel-Cake-Coated-Walnuts1-zrThe Caramel Cake Coated with Walnuts is a true delight! It’s a great cake for a party or afternoon tea, well…after you’ve tried it you will understand the wonder of what you have in front of you!

Caramel and walnuts truly are the perfect match. Its level of difficulty is medium and you will get everything right easily.

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/5 cups (1.1 pound / 500 grams) of sugar
  • 2 1/5 cups (1.1 pound  / 500 grams) of flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup and 2 tablespoons (8.8 ounces / 250 grams) of butter
  • 4 teaspoons of backing powder
  • 1 and a half tea cups of milk
  • 1 and a half tea cups of chopped walnuts

How to make Caramel Cake Coated with Walnuts:

  • Start this recipe by burning 1 cup (7.94 ounces / 225 grams) of sugar. Add boiling milk until the sugar melts. Let it cool.
  • Meanwhile, mix the butter with the remaining 1 cup and 4 tablespoons (9.7 ounces / 275 grams) of sugar and egg yolks until they turn into a cream. Then, add the caramel, the flour, the backing powder and mix everything again.
  • Whip the egg whites and wrap them on the mixture you have prepared. Mix it all very well and put it in a preheated oven at 360oF (180oC ) for around 25 minutes.
  • As for the cake’s coating, start by putting 1.1 pound (500 grams) of sugar in a pan and heat it until it caramelizes (in low heat).
  • Then, add the 2 and 1/5 cups  (16.5 fl. oz / 500 ml) of milk and let it boil until the sugar melts. Meanwhile, add a tablespoon of butter and one and a half teacups of chopped walnuts. Let it boil until it forms a fine thread.

Don’t add the coating before the cake is cold.

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