How to Build a Chocolate Walnut Layer Cake

You'll want to learn all the steps it takes on "How to Build a Chocolate Walnut Layer Cake." Baking a homemade cake is always a good feeling, especially one that is layered with walnuts and covered in velvety frosting.

When it comes to building a chocolate walnut layer cake, there are several steps to achieve the cake you want. To start you will need to bake the cake, you'll need two, eight inch round chocolate cake layers. Allow them to cool for about 10 minutes in the pans and then pop them onto a cooling rack to completely cool. Next you will set up your frosting station. Place one cake layer on a cake stand, flat side up. Put your chocolate frosting into a bowl and grab your offset frosting spatula. Then add the cake filling and use your spatula to spread about some icing over the first cake slice, then sprinkle on an even layer of chopped walnuts.

Diamond of California has been offering fresh, high quality and great tasting nuts for over 100 years. From whole or chopped to sliced or slivered, they offer a wide range of chop types and varieties of nuts. This includes shelled and in shell walnuts, pecans, almonds, black walnuts, macadamias, pine nuts, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, cashews and pistachios. Diamond Nuts are all unseasoned and ready for baking, cooking, snacking or even topping. You can sprinkle them on your cereal or yogurt. Chop them for a crunchy crust for chicken and fish. Liven up veggies with a topping of toasted nuts. Or simply turn a salad into a main dish simply by adding your favorite nuts. You will find plenty of recipes on the site that use nuts. Some of the recipes you will find include apple walnut crumb pie recipe, pancetta and walnut said with creamy walnut dressing recipe, pomegranate pear and pecan salad with poppyseed dressing recipe, brown butter pecan chocolate chip cookie recipe, Nutella hazelnut chip cookies recipe, Macadamia white chocolate chunk cookie recipe and more.

Walnuts are available in two different forms, in their shells or shelled. The walnut meats can be as large as halves or any smaller portions that may happen during processing, candied or as an ingredient in other foodstuffs. Pickled walnuts are the whole fruit that can be savory or sweet depending on the preserving solution. Walnut butters can be homemade or purchased in both raw and roasted forms. All walnuts can be eaten on their own (raw, toasted or pickled) or as part of a mix such as muesli, or as an ingredient of a dish. Walnuts are a nutrient dense food, in a 100 gram serving of walnuts there is 15.2 grams of protein, 65.2 grams of fat, and 6.7 grams of dietary fiber. In a 100 gram serving, walnuts provide 654 calories and rich content of several dietary minerals, particularly manganese at 163% DV, and B vitamins.

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