Servings 8 people


18cm/7inch square pan

  • 100 g (1cup) dark chocolate
  • 100 g (1cup) walnuts
  • 130 g (1cup) unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 150 g (3/4cup) granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs (room temperature)
  • 60 g (1/2cup) flour


  1. Line the 18 cm/7 inch square pan with baking paper. Make sure the butter and eggs are at room temperature. Sift the flour once. Preheat the oven to 160℃/320℉, roast the walnuts for 5 minutes and chop them.

  2. Chop the dark chocolate (or you can use chocolate chips), put it in a bowl and melt it over a double-boiler.

  3. Put the unsalted butter in a bowl, add the sugar and salt. Mix and whip them well until it becomes fluffy.

  4. Add the eggs little by little, mix them well until incorporated.

  5. Add a little cake batter to the chocolate, mix it well.

  6. Put all of the chocolate mixture back into the cake batter, mix them well until incorporated.

  7. Add the flour and mix it with a spatula.

  8. Add the roasted chopped walnuts and mix it. 

  9. Pour the cake batter into the prepared cake pan, bake it in the preheated oven at 180℃/350℉ for 10 min, then turn down it to 160℃/320℉ and bake it for 30 min.