Espresso And Walnut Loaf

by

Fresco

Posted 5 April 2022 (Last updated 5 April 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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