3-ingredient Calabrian walnut cake

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
340 g walnuts
eggs
200 g sugar (divided)
confectioner's sugar for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • food processor
  • oven
  • 2 bowls
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • rubber spatula
  • springform pan

Nutrition per serving

Cal
299
Protein
7g
Fat
22g
Carb
19g

Step 1/3

  • 340 walnuts
  • food processor
  • oven

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Pour walnuts into a food processor and grind into a fine walnut flour. Remove and set aside.

Step 2/3

  • 4 eggs
  • 150 sugar
  • 2 bowls
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • rubber spatula

Separate eggs into two bowls. Add three-quarters of sugar to the bowl with the egg yolks and beat until pale yellow and a bit fluffy. Stir in ground walnuts with a rubber spatula and set aside.

Step 3/3

  • 50 sugar
  • confectioner's sugar for serving
  • oven
  • springform pan

Add the remaining sugar to the egg whites and beat until stiff. Fold into the walnut-egg yolk mixture and pour into a springform pan. Bake for approx. 35 min. at 180°C/350°F. Let cool slightly and serve with a sprinkling of confectioner’s sugar. Enjoy!