Cocoa and Walnut Cream Cake

  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • 2 hours and 40 minutes
  • 6 servings

If you like your cakes extra-creamy and soft, this here might be exactly what you need. The cream cheese, whipped cream, and whipped egg whites, all contribute to the creaminess of this cake. Enhance it with cocoa powder and crunchy walnuts, then try to stay away from it. Do you think you can?

Ingredients Needed for Cocoa and Walnut Cream Cake

    1.5 ounces of room temperature butter
    1 cup sugar
    ⅓ cup flour
    ½ cup cocoa powder
    2 tablespoons of water
    3 egg yolks
    5 ounces of cream cheese
    1 cup whipped cream
    3 whipped egg whites
    walnut, crumbled

How to Make Cocoa and Walnut Cream Cake

  1. Add the butter and 1/2 cup of sugar to a bowl. Mix until even using a hand mixer.
  2. Keep mixing while gradually adding the flour, 3/4 of all the cocoa powder, and the 2 tablespoons of water. Mix until smooth.
  3. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and evenly spread the cocoa and flour mixture. Bake for 15 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.
  4. Bain-marie:
    Halfway fill a cooking pot with water and start heating it. Place a heat-proof bowl on top, then add the egg yolks and the remaining sugar. Continually whisk until melted. Remove from heat.
  5. Add the cream cheese to a bowl and strain the remaining cocoa powder over it. Mix until even.
  6. Add the egg yolk mixture and mix more. Add the whipped cream and whipped egg whites and keep mixing.
  7. Transfer to the loaf pan and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  8. Top with crumbled walnuts, garnish with cocoa powder and serve.

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