Skip to main content

Walnut Cake


Cake Mixture

5 eggs, separated
1.5 cups grated walnuts
1 cup grated almonds
1 cup castor sugar
250 unsalted butter
0.5 tsp vanilla
0.5 tsp cinnamon powder
0.5 tsp cloves powder
2 cups self-raising flour                                              


2 cups water
2 cups castor sugar
4 pieces of cloves
1 cinnamon stick
1 slice of lemon with its peel


Cake Mixture

  • Preheat the over to 180C.
  • Put butter in the cake tin into the oven to melt it.
  • Beat egg white in a bowl until light and fluffy.
  • In a large separate bowl, place the butter (butter should be melted by now), sugar and egg yolks and beat with electric mixer until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add cinnamon, vanilla and cloves and mix well.
  • Add flour and beat well.
  • Add the egg whites and beat well.
  • Add the walnuts and almonds and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into the cake tin and place in the oven.  Cook for 45 ~ 60 minutes until the mixture does not stick when a skewer is placed in the middle. (This will be the time to prepare syrup.)
  • Take tine out and cut the cake into diamond shapes but leave cake in the tine and let it cool.

  • Place all ingredients in a saucepan and stir over low heat for 15 ~ 20 minutes.
  • Pour hot syrup over cool cake in the tin and leave until cake is cool enough to remove from the tin.


Popular posts from this blog

Box Hill High School Zone

Parents are struggling with moving into a good reputable school for their kid(s). Here is the zone for Box Hill High School.   Good luck with house hunting!

The Bose Soundbar 700 Won't Connect to App

Bose has one of the best speaker sound. I learnt about Bose more than 25 years ago and still a fan.  I bought Soundbar 700 in 2018.  It took me a while to set it up but it has been giving me troubles once a while.  Recently, I was not able to connect Soundbar 700 with my phone.  Done the factory reset on the soundbar, it didn't work. I spent hours reseting everything multiple times and finally I found this article, .  Tweaking them all and finally got it to work again. I think the most important setting is to TURN WPS OFF on the router!  Hope it helps.

Brivis Heater - Error Code #69

My Brivis HX23 Heater broke down this week.  H01 Code #69.  This code was not even listed in the User Manual!  Searching around the web and here is what I found: Secret Reset: This is not in the User Manual.  On the networker controller press FUNCTION > 1 > 4 keys and the screen will go blank and come back on after 30 seconds, this has rebooted the main PCB and reset the fault code. Use this with caution as too much gas build up could cause an explosion. Use it only after the unit has enough time to air out the gas build up. What is Code #69 or any other unpublished codes?  The best way to find out is to open up the heater unit.   There is a little LCD on the PCB showing what error exactly is. (Note: Opening up the unit may void your warranty.)