Walnut Cake With Maple Mascarpone Cream

Walnut Cake With Maple Mascarpone Cream

Ingredients

  • DRY INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 1/8 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup walnuts, chopped
  • WET INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 3/4 cup strong coffee
  • 3 large egg whites, beaten to stiff peaks
  • TOPPING:
  • Maple Walnut Mascarpone Cream
  • 8 ounces container Mascarpone Cheese
  • 8 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, pulverized

Directions:
Batter

  • Cream the sugar and shortening together. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder. Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture a little at a time alternating with the coffee until well blended. Fold in the walnuts. Beat 3 egg whites into stiff peaks and fold them into the batter. Put the batter into a greased bundt pan. Bake for 50 minutes at 350ยบ F.

Topping

  • Mix all the ingredients together until the cream is smooth. Put a dollop on top of each piece or cover the top with the cream. Adjust the recipe to make it stronger if you like.

Yield: 10
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