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Chocolate walnut cake

Chocolate walnut cake One-bowl or mix-in-the-pan type of cake – all the ingredients are just mixed together, right in the cake pan. (I find it much easier to mix the ingredients together in a separate bowl). Old-fashioned cake recipes have a special beauty. This cake has a soft and fluffy texture with rich chocolate flavor while a  walnuts adds a crunchy surprise, that almost doesn’t need frosting. If you like you can just dust the top of the cake with a little powdered sugar or cocoa powder and serve it on its own. Here is used whip cream frosting and melted chocolate, very lightly. Ingredients: 1 cup (150g) flour, sifted 1/3 cup (50g) cocoa, sifted 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1/3 cup (80g) butter, softened 1/2 cup (125ml) milk 2 eggs 2 tbsp chopped walnuts 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp baking powder a pinch of salt Method: Preheat the oven to 180C. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix on high for 5 minutes. Pour into an oiled cake tin. Bake in preheated …

The mythology of cake

Cake with honey syrup and walnuts According to the food historians, ancient cakes were more bread-like and sweetened with honey. Nuts and dried fruits were often added. In Ancient Greece, Artemis was the goddess of the hunt and the Moon. Myth says that cakes brought to the temple of Artemis were adorned with candles to make them glow like the Moon, also believed that smoke was a vehicle to carry prayers up to the gods, and it is possible that this idea is the basis for our modern “make a wish” tradition. Cake Mythical