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Maple, cinnamon and nuts sponge cake

I do not have much to write about this cake.

I just woke up yesterday morning, and there was no cake to go along with my coffee. No cookies too. It wasn't easy guys.. ๐Ÿ˜…

I checked what was in the pantry and started immediately to bake a cake.

It turned out not bad at all!

A sponge cake with some candied pecans and walnuts, cinnamon and maple. I combined plain flour, spelt flour and semolina.

So try and tell me how it turned out, alright ? :)

Let's go...


  • 50 grams of walnuts

  • 20 grams of candied pecans (can also use regular)

  • 120 grams of all-purpose flour

  • 120 grams of spelt flour

  • 200 grams of sugar

  • 100 grams of soft butter

  • 80 grams of semolina

  • 3 eggs

  • 250 ml milk

  • 100 ml sour cream

  • 10 grams of baking powder

  • Teaspoon baking soda

  • 30 grams of ground coconut

  • 4 tablespoons maple

  • Tablespoon brown sugar

  • Teaspoon of vanilla extract

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

  • Teaspoon of salt

  • Half a teaspoon of nutmeg

  • A teaspoon of lemon zest

  • A pinch of ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons rum (optional)


  • Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius.

  • Finely chop the nuts and pecans.

  • In a mixer/hand mixer, mix the eggs together with the sugar using a balloon / whisk hook.

  • Add the softened butter, baking powder, cinnamon and baking soda, continue to whisk.

  • Add half the amount of nuts and pecans and half keep aside.

  • Add all the other ingredients and mix well.

  • Spread butter on a round pan (diameter 24-25).

  • Sprinkle some small pieces of butter, brown sugar and some of the remaining nuts on the bottom of the pan.

  • Pour in the batter and sprinkle the rest of the nuts on top.

  • Put in the oven for 45 minutes.

  • Insert a toothpick in the center of the cake, if it comes out with crumbs the cake ready.

  • If necessary leave the cake for a few more minutes in the oven until it passes the toothpick and crumb test.

  • The amount of batter is enough for a round pan as I mentioned or two English cake pans. If you choose English cake pans, the baking time will change. It is recommended to check the cakes after half an hour.



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