What is a mocha torte?

Chocolate and coffee flavored layer cake with a mocha butter cream frosting and finished with a sweet cream topping.

Can you freeze a walnut torte?

Let cool completely. Note that if you want to make ahead, you can cook the cakes first, let cool to room temp, wrap with plastic wrap, and freeze until you are ready to frost and serve.

How do you make a black walnut cake?


  1. 1 cup chopped black or English walnuts.
  2. 3 cups all-purpose flour, divided.
  3. 1 cup butter, softened.
  4. 2 cups sugar.
  5. 4 large eggs, room temperature.
  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  7. 2 teaspoons baking powder.
  8. 1 cup whole milk.

How do you make walnut cake?


  1. 1 cup or 250 g butter, softened.
  2. 1 cup or 200 g Regular or Castor Sugar.
  3. 1 1/2 cups or 190 g AP flour.
  4. 2 teaspoons baking powder.
  5. 1 teaspoon salt.
  6. 4 eggs, lightly beaten.
  7. 1/3 cup or 80 ml Milk.
  8. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract.

Can you make flourless chocolate cake ahead of time?

MAKE AHEAD: This recipe can be made in advance, cooled completely, and stored in the refrigerator, tightly wrapped, for up to 3 days. To store longer, let cool completely, press a sheet of plastic on top of the torte, and place in an airtight container. Freeze for up to 3 months. Let thaw overnight in the refrigerator.

How do you make a coffee tart?


  1. Preheat oven to 170°C.
  2. Whisk the eggs and white sugar until light in colour.
  3. Melt butter in microwave.
  4. Sift the flour.
  5. Add flour mixture and butter mixture to eggs.
  6. Sprinkle the baking powder over batter.
  7. Pour batter into greased pan.
  8. Syrup: Add the sugar, water, vanilla essence and coffee powder to a pot.

How long can you keep coffee and walnut cake?

3-4 days
The nuts will help the sponge to stay fresh and soft for slightly longer than a regular sponge, but the cake is really at its best within 3-4 days of baking. This may be extended by a day or two if the cake is covered completely with rolled fondant icing and not cut into.

Can you freeze coffee and walnut cake with buttercream?

Can you freeze this cake? Yes, the sponges freeze very well. Wrap the uniced sponges in a double layer of cling film and tin foil and freeze for up to three months. Allow to defrost fully before sandwiching the sponges with buttercream.

What can you make with black walnuts?

“Black Walnut Recipes”

  1. My Grandmother’s Hillbilly Fudge Recipe (and It Contains Velveeta)
  2. Strawberry Walnut Bread.
  3. Black Walnut Ice Cream.
  4. Snowball Cookie Recipe – Walnut Snowball Cookies | Hank Shaw.
  5. Honey-Mascarpone Ice Cream with Balsamic Ripple, Grilled Figs and Walnuts.
  6. Maple Walnut Ice Cream.

What does black walnut extract do?

Black walnut contains high concentrations of chemicals called tannins, which can reduce pain and swelling and dry up body fluids such as mucous. People use black walnut to lower the risk of heart disease, for skin wounds, and for other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How do you stop walnuts sinking in a cake?

↑ How do you keep your nuts from sinking in a cake? Shake the bag well so that the flour lightly coats the nuts and carrots. Fold them into the batter last, before you put the cake in the oven. The flour helps suspend the nuts and carrots in the batter so they don’t sink to the bottom.

How do you make chocolate walnut cake?


  1. ¾ cup- All-purpose flour/Maida.
  2. ¼ cup- Unsweetened cocoa powder.
  3. ¼ tsp- Salt.
  4. ¾ cup- Brown/White caster sugar (powdered sugar)
  5. 1 tsp- Vanilla extract.
  6. 2- Eggs.
  7. ½ cup- Olive oil/Vegetable oil.
  8. ¼ cup chopped + more for sprinkling on top- Walnuts.