Espresso And Walnut Loaf

by

Drop

POSTED Mon, March 23, 2020

Serves

10

Total Time

65 MINS

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 flour

    225 g (about 1 ¾ cups)

  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar

    225 g (about 1 ¼ cups)

  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt

    2 g (about ¼ tsp)

  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder

    2 tsp (about 10 g)

  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil

    225 ml (about 213.75 g)

  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk

    4 (about 80 g)

  • Milk icon
    Milk

    50 g (about 3 ⅜ tbsp)

  • Coffee icon
    Coffee

    100 g (about ½ cup)strong

  • Egg white icon
    Egg white

    4 (about 120 g)

  • Walnuts icon
    Walnuts

    75 g (about ¾ cup)chopped

  • Mascarpone cheese icon
    Mascarpone cheese

    250 g (about 1 cups)

  • Molasses icon
    Molasses

    20 g (about 2 ⅞ tsp)

  • Coffee icon
    Coffee

    20 ml (about 20 g)strong

  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar

    20 g (about 2 ⅝ tbsp)

  • Walnuts icon
    Walnuts

    as 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
  • 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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