Cooking time: 1 hour
Breadcrumbs and ground walnuts take the place of flour in this moist, dense confection. The grated apple helps the cake to stay fresh for 4 to 5 days.
We give you three ideas for topping
an Orange Cream Cheese Frosting, sure to please the kids
an Orange Calvados Glaze
plain with just a dusting of icing sugar.
1. Grind the walnuts with ¼ cup (60 mL) of the 1 cup (240 mL) of sugar called for in the recipe. The ground nuts will stay fluffy and not disintegrate into a paste.
2. Once you have opened a package of shelled walnuts, wrap what you haven't used and store in the refrigerator or freezer. Walnuts will keep in the refrigerator for up to 6 months and in the freezer for almost a year.