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Honey Walnut Cake With Pastry Cream


This cake is so light and so moist. My husband said it’s one of his new favorite cakes.

Cake ingredients:

  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 table spoons of honey
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 cup of chopped walnuts
  • 1 tea spoon baking powder

Pastry Cream ingredients:

  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • 2 1/2 cups of milk (warm)
  • 1 stick of butter (softened)
  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 2 table spoons powder sugar
  • Caramel for topping

Instructions

  1. Beat your eggs till doubled in size and really fluffy
  2. Slowly beat in your sugar.
  3. Add honey.
  4. Remove your batter from the mixer, using a spatula mix in sifted flour and baking powder. Also mix in your chopped walnuts.
  5. Butter your 9 or 10 inch round baking pan.
  6. Bake at 350 for 30 min or until toothpick comes out clean.

While your cake is baking start making your cream.

Cream instructions

  • In a small pot Whisk egg yolks with sugar and flour.
  • Heat your milk till luke warm
  • Slowly whisking pour in your milk.
  • Place your Pot on stove and cook your pastry cream till it becomes really thick. Constantly mix so it doesn’t burn and create lumps.
  • Once it’s nice and thick remove from heat and let it cool.
  • After your pastry cools a little, beat in your soft butter.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  1. Let your cake and cream cool completely.
  2. Cut your cake in three.
  3. Spread a good amount of pastry cream on each slice. Cover entire cake with pastry cream
  4. Freeze for 20 min.
  5. Beat heavy cream with powdered sugar.
  6. Cover the cake with beaten heavy cream to even out all cake edges.
  7. Drizzle with caramel and refrigerate for few hours before serving.

AboutLily’s Cooking & Home

My story, I met the love of my life when I was 16 and two years later we were married. When we first got married I was not much of a cook, I would buy so many cook books and try recipes over and over again until it would turn out. I never gave up and my husband can tell you I had my share of bad cooking. The more I practiced the better I got. Now we are going on 10 years of happily married. I love to cook and create my own recipe also became a baker, I have also taken interest in doing home design and decor. In my blog I would love to share with you the recipes I create, recipes I find and love to share also tips for home decor and ideas.

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