Sour Cream Chocolate Walnut Cake

Sour Cream Chocolate Walnut Cake


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This is a favourite with my friends and family. If you like you can bake it in four mini-loaf tins. Reduce the cooking time by 15 minutes.


Serves: 10 

  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 125g unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup (200g) white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 170g chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour one 20cm square tin.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix flour, soda, baking powder and bicarb soda. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well each time. Add vanilla.
  4. Add flour mixture alternately with sour cream. Mix until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. In a medium bowl, mix walnuts, sugar and cinnamon together until blended.
  6. Pour in half the batter and sprinkle some of the walnut mixture across the tin. Add remaining batter and sprinkle walnut mixture on the top.
  7. Bake 45 minutes.

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