How to Bake 'Torta Calabrese' Walnut Cake-Calabria 🇮🇹

In Italy, the fall is the harvesting time of the walnuts. Especialy in the south, almost every house will have one or two walnut tree. So, now is the time to make torta di noci.

How to Bake 'Torta Calabrese'  Walnut Cake-Calabria 🇮🇹 Recipe
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Egg yolks, egg whites, caster sugar and walnuts

Egg yolks, egg whites, caster sugar and walnuts

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In a food processor,  Grind the walnuts with 2 tbsp of granulated sugar and the corn starch. This will prevent the walnuts from clogging

In a food processor, Grind the walnuts with 2 tbsp of granulated sugar and the corn starch. This will prevent the walnuts from clogging

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Zest the lemon

Zest the lemon

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Mix  the walnuts with the egg-sugar

Mix the walnuts with the egg-sugar

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Beat the egg whites and add in 3 times..FOLDING in the walnut mixture.

Beat the egg whites and add in 3 times..FOLDING in the walnut mixture.

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22 cm mould. Buttered, floured and lined with parchment paper

22 cm mould. Buttered, floured and lined with parchment paper

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Put the batter in the mould the put in the oven

Put the batter in the mould the put in the oven

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Bake 50 mins in a preheated oven 180 C

Bake 50 mins in a preheated oven 180 C

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Serve as such or

Serve as such or

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Decorate with walnuts and icing sugar.  May b it would better to cut it into parts while it is still warm.

Decorate with walnuts and icing sugar. May b it would better to cut it into parts while it is still warm.

Ingredients

350 Grams Walnuts 
150 Grams Caster sugar 
30 Grams Granulated sugar 
20 Grams Corn starch 
4 Tablespoons Eggs large separated 
Or 
5 small eggs 
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