Walnut many-layered cake with honeycomb frosting
Waitrose and Partners

Walnut many-layered cake with honeycomb frosting

This take on a classic walnut cake is sure to be a winner with guests. Its layered style adds sophistication and the nutty sponge is matched beautifully by the sweet and creamy frosting.

    Vegetarian
  • Serves10
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare30 mins
  • Cook25 mins
  • Total time55 mins

Ingredients

  • 200g butter, softened
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 large Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Eggs, separated
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 5 tbsp milk (approx. 4-5 tbsp)
  • 100g walnut pieces, finely chopped

FOR THE FILLING

  • 50g butter, softened
  • 50g soft cheese
  • 200g icing sugar, sifted
  • 2 tbsp Bonne Maman Caramel Spread (approx. 1-2 tbsp)

FOR THE FROSTING

  • 250g granulated sugar
  • 2 medium free range egg whites
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 45g Cooks’ Homebaking Honeycomb Niblets