Espresso And Walnut Loaf

by

Fresco

Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated April 5, 2022)

Serves

10

Total Time

1hrs 5mins

Calories

607

This rich espresso and walnut loaf is sandwiched with a sweet mascarpone layer and topped with a glossy coffee glaze

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    Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour225 g
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar225 g
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt2 g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder2 teaspoons
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil225 ml
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk4
  • Milk icon
    Milk50 g
  • Coffee icon
    Coffee115 gstrong
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white4
  • Walnuts icon
    Walnuts75 gchopped
  • Mascarpone cheese icon
    Mascarpone cheese250 g
  • Molasses icon
    Molasses20 g
  • Coffee icon
    Coffee20 mlstrong
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar120 g
  • Walnuts icon
    Walnutsas needed
    Method

  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 170°C
  • 2. Grease a clean loaf pan
  • 3. Line with parchment paper
  • 4. Add all purpose flour, light brown sugar, sea salt and baking powder to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 5. Whisk until combined
  • 6. Add sunflower oil, egg yolk, milk and coffee to the batter
  • 7. Mix until smooth then set aside
  • 8. Add egg white to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 9. Beat until stiff peaks form
  • 10. Fold egg whites into batter until just combined
  • 11. Add walnuts to the batter
  • 12. Mix gently until just combined
  • 13. Transfer batter to loaf pan
  • 14. Bake until skewer tests clean - 45 min, 170°C
  • 15. Let cool - 5 min
  • 16. Transfer onto cooling rack
  • 17. Add mascarpone cheese, molasses, coffee and powdered sugar to a clean medium bowl
  • 18. Mix until smooth then set aside
  • 19. Add powdered sugar and coffee to a clean small bowl
  • 20. Mix until smooth then set aside
  • 21. Assemble cake
  • 22. Spread filling with cake
  • 23. Drizzle cake with glaze
  • 24. Decorate with walnuts

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