Soft Walnut, Hazelnut, and Cinnamon Cake with Mascarpone Topping

Embrace the cozy flavors of autumn with this Soft Walnut, Hazelnut, and Cinnamon Cake, an exquisite treat that surpasses even the classic carrot cake. This cake is a wonderful blend of crunchy nuts and aromatic cinnamon, creating a delightful texture and flavor profile. Topped with a sweet mascarpone frosting, it’s the perfect combination of crunchy and soft, a true delight for the senses. Whether you’re an experienced baker or trying something new, this recipe is a must-try for the fall season.

Why You’ll Love This:

  • Autumnal Flavors: The mix of walnuts, hazelnuts, and cinnamon captures the essence of autumn.
  • Perfect Texture: The cake is soft and moist, with the crunchiness of nuts adding a delightful contrast.
  • Luxurious Mascarpone Topping: The creamy mascarpone frosting adds a layer of sweetness and elegance.

Perfect Occasion: This Walnut, Hazelnut, and Cinnamon Cake is ideal for autumn gatherings, cozy family dinners, or as a comforting treat on a chilly day. It’s also perfect for holidays, bringing a warm and festive touch to any occasion.

Recipe for a 22cm Mold: Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 yogurt cup full of natural yogurt
  • 1 packet baking powder
  • 2 cups sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1.5 cups flour
  • 0.5 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup crushed walnuts
  • A handful of crushed hazelnuts

For the Mascarpone Topping:

  • Mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. In a bowl, mix eggs, yogurt, sugar, and oil.
  3. Sift in flour, cornstarch, and baking powder. Add cinnamon, walnuts, and hazelnuts.
  4. Pour the batter into a greased and floured mold.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes without opening the oven.
  6. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for an additional 20-30 minutes.
  7. Let the cake cool. Whip mascarpone with powdered sugar, spread over the cake, and decorate.

Enjoy your delicious Walnut, Hazelnut, and Cinnamon Cake, a delightful treat that’s sure to be a hit this autumn! 🍂🤍🍰✨

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