Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf

A simple recipe for the softest homemade Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf.

Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

The festive month is here! And as always, I’m planning to share some super simple recipes for sweet treats / desserts you can make throughout this month (and anytime of course).

This basic cake loaf is perfect for gifting, snacking and enjoying as a part of a large celebratory dinner too. You can swap walnuts for any nuts you love. But this delicious eggless chocolate walnut cake loaf should feature in one of your holiday baking experiments!  

Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

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Simple Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 loaf
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Walnuts
  • 1 cup semi-sweet Chocolate (use chocolate that melts)
  • ¼ cup Butter
  • ⅓ cup Powdered Sugar (adjust to taste)
  • ⅓ cup thick plain Yogurt or Sour Cream
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • a pinch of Salt
  • 1 and ¼ cup All Purpose Flour
  • Chocolate Chips - optional
Instructions
  1. Soak Walnuts in water for 30 minutes. This reduces the bitterness of the walnuts. Discard the water. Chop walnuts into coarse pieces and set aside.
  2. Grease and line a cake loaf tin (9X3'). Preheat oven to 160 C
  3. Melt chocolate and butter into a smooth mixture.
  4. Mix powdered sugar, yogurt till the mixture is smooth and lump free.
  5. Add baking powder, salt and baking soda. Mix well. Set aside for 5 minutes. You will notice air bubbles.
  6. Add the melted butter and chocolate mixture and mix well.
  7. Add the all purpose flour. Mix gently to form a smooth lump-free batter.
  8. Add chopped walnuts and gently fold into the batter to distribute the pieces evenly.
  9. Pour into a prepared loaf tin. Garnish with chocolate chips (optional).
  10. Bake in preheated 160 C oven for 30 minutes or till the cake loaf is baked well. Test with a fork to check if its cooked.
  11. Let the cake cool completely. Slice into equal pieces and enjoy!

Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe – Step by Step Pictures

Soak Walnuts in water for 30 minutes. This reduces the bitterness of the walnuts. Discard the water. Chop walnuts into coarse pieces and set aside.
Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

Melt chocolate and butter into a smooth mixture
Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

Mix powdered sugar, yogurt till the mixture is smooth and lump free
Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

Add baking powder, salt and baking soda. Mix well. Set aside for 5 minutes. You will notice air bubbles
Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

Add the melted butter and chocolate mixture and mix well.
Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

Add the all purpose flour. Mix gently to form a smooth lump-free batter
Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

Add chopped walnuts and gently fold into the batter to distribute the pieces evenly
Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

Pour into a prepared loaf tin. Garnish with chocolate chips (optional)
Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

Bake in preheated 160 C oven for 30 minutes or till the cake loaf is baked well. Test with a fork to check if its cooked. Let the cake cool completely
Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

Slice into equal pieces and enjoy!
Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf Recipe by Foodomania

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One Reply to “Chocolate Walnut Cake Loaf”

  1. Thanks for sharing this recipe and the best thing was you shared alot of pics which barely anyone does. With every step there was a pic. I will try it once too and share my experience too (scared if its gonna be as good as yours).

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