• 250 ml unsalted butter
  • 300 gm refined flour
  • 450 gm castor sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 6 gm baking powder
  • 100 ml oil
  • 150 gm California walnut flour
  • 3 oranges/malta
  • 200 ml milk
  • 100 ml orange juice

For Walnut Flour:

  • 150 gm California walnut flour

Place the walnuts in blender and blend on high for 8 seconds until they are broken up to form a flour like consistency.


  1. Take a 9 inch cake mold, and line it with sliced oranges (malta).
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together till light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs slowly and keep mixing.
  4. Fold in the flour, walnut flour and baking powder.
  5. Then add the oil, milk and orange juice.
  6. Keep mixing till everything is mixed properly.
  7. Pour the mix into the cake tin and bake for 2 hours at 180˚C. After the first hour reduce the temperature to 150˚C.

For Caramelizing California walnuts                                                                              

  1. Melt the sugar in a pan till it caramelizes.
  2. Then coat each walnut with the caramel individually and keep aside.
  3. Slice the cake and warm it, then garnish it with the caramelized California walnuts and serve warm.