Walnut Cake

Here is our version of walnut cake from our Hunza Travel Series. Do give it a try and enjoy. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Walnuts 250 gms
  • Darchini powder (Cinnamon powder) ½ tsp
  • Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) 1/4 tsp
  • Honey 1/3 Cup
  • Makhan (Butter) 250 gms (room temperature)
  • Bareek cheeni (Caster sugar) ½ Cup
  • Anday (Eggs) 3
  • Vanilla essence ½ tbs
  • Soji (Semolina) ½ Cup
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 3 Cups
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp


Coarsely chop walnuts with the help of the knife.

In frying pan,add walnuts dry roast until fragrant.

Add cinnamon powder,nutmeg powder and mix well.

Turn off the flame,add honey,mix well & set aside.

In bowl,add butter,caster sugar and whisk well.

Add eggs,vanilla essence and whisk until well combined.

Add semolina,gradually add all-purpose flour,salt and mix until well combined.

Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Knead dough again and divide into 3/4th & 1/4th Part.

In loaf pan,place butter paper,take 3/4th part,spread evenly and make a cavity.

Prick with fork,add walnut mixture and place 1/4th remaining part dough and spread evenly to cover the filling properly then prick with fork.

Bake in preheated oven at 170 C for 30-35 minutes.

Let it cool down.

Cut into slices & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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