Kamut & Walnut Loaf Cake, which can be whipped up in 5 minutes in the food prcessor, is perfect to tuck into lunchboxes.
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Khorasan (Kamut) and Walnut Loaf Cake

I make this in my Thermomix, and have provided this method below. However this cake could easily be made in a standard food processor, or even in a saucepan, and I have also provided these instructions
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 1 cake
Author: Tania @ The Cook's Pyjamas (adapted from Quick Mix Cakes)

Ingredients

  • 120 g walnuts 1 cup
  • 185 g unsalted butter roughly chopped, 6.5 oz
  • 65 g dark muscovado sugar 1/3 cup
  • 80 ml milk 1/3 cup
  • 40 ml maple syrup 2 Tablespoons
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 ml
  • 110 g plain white flour 3/4 cup
  • 80 g Kamut flour 1/2 cup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda baking
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 Tablespoons walnuts roughly chopped, extra

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 190C (170C fan forced).
  • Grease and line a 14cm x 21cm loaf pan, and set aside.

For the Thermomix

  • Place the walnuts in the bowl. Turbo pulse once. Remove the walnuts and set aside.
  • Place the butter, sugar, milk, maple syrup and vanilla in the bowl. Cook on Speed 1 for 3 minutes at 60C.
  • Add the flours, egg, baking powder, bicarbonate soda and salt.
  • Blitz for 20 seconds on Speed 5.
  • Add the roughly chopped walnuts.
  • Blitz for 5 seconds on Speed 5.
  • Scrape the batter into the prepared cake tin. It will seem quite wet, which is fine.
  • Scatter over the extra walnuts.
  • Bake for about 40 minutes, or until the cake is well risen and a skewer inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  • Allow to rest in the tin for 5 minutes, then remove from the tin and allow to cool on a rack.

For a Conventional Food Processor.

  • Pulse the walnuts briefly until roughly chopped. Set aside.
  • Place the butter, sugar, milk, golden syrup and vanilla extract into a small saucepan, and place over a low heat until the butter is melted.
  • Transfer the melted mixture to the food processor.
  • Add the flours, egg, baking powder, bicarbonate soda and salt to the food processor, and blitz until the mixture is combined and slightly lighter in colour.
  • Add the walnuts and blitz briefly to combine.
  • Transfer the mixture to the baking tin, scatter over the extra walnuts and bake as above.

Saucepan Method

  • Roughly chop the walnuts and set aside.
  • Place the butter, sugar, milk, golden syrup and vanilla extract into a small saucepan, and place over a low heat until the butter is melted. Allow to cool slightly.
  • Stir in the reminder of the ingredients.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared cake tin, scatter over the walnuts, and bake as above.