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Pumpkin Walnut Torte

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Pumpkin Walnut Torte


                                                                                                                                                 Photo credit: G. Drakopoulos

For sponge cakes

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350*F) Fan.
  • 3 baking pans, 20 cm each.
  • Grease, dust with flour and line with parchment paper.
  • Grease and flour the parchment paper also.
  • In a mixer, beat the eggs and sugar. Beat on high speed with the whisk attachment, for 5 minutes, until light and fluffy.
  • Sift all the dry ingredients (flour, spices, baking powder, baking soda) into a bowl.
  • When the eggs and sugar are ready, add the pumpkin puree and vanilla. Mix.
  • Remove mixing bowl and add the flour mixture.
  • Mix with a spatula until all of the ingredients have been thoroughly combined.
  • Divide the batter into the 3 baking pans. Bake for 13-15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven. Allow to cool on a wire rack. Turn out from baking pans.

For filling

  • Beat the cream cheese, heavy cream and half of the sugar, until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla. Continue to beat on medium speed, add the remaining sugar and continue beating until the mixture becomes very light and fluffy.

For topping

  • Add all of the ingredients to a deep pan, apart from the walnuts. Boil for 3 minutes. You can also toast the walnuts to intensify their flavor.
  • Add the walnuts to the caramel. Set aside.

To assemble torte

  • Begin to assemble the torte by placing 1 of the sponge cakes on to a serving platter. Spread half of the cream cheese filling on to it.
  • Cover with the second sponge cake and the remaining filling. Cover with the third sponge cake.
  • Heat the walnut mixture if it has become too thick. Spread over third sponge cake to top the torte beautifully.
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

Calories (kcal)
18 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
23 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
43 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
20 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
52 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
7 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
2 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
6 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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