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Walnut recipes

71 Recipes

Use walnuts in all kinds of sweet and savoury dishes to add a delicious, nutty flavour to cakes, breads, pestos, sauces, salads, chutneys and more.

Quick frosted walnuts

5

(1 rating)

These crunchy walnuts make a great topping for a festive treat or a bowl of ice cream. The simplest way to take a dessert to dinner party level
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Banana & walnut loaf

4.092595

(108 ratings)

This homely and wholesome cake is also light and moist, with the natural sweetness of sticky bananas and the warm toastiness of nuts
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Coffee cream & walnut cupcakes

4.3

(50 ratings)

Retro favourite coffee and walnut cake in a cupcake version, with a choice of luxurious mascarpone topping or classic buttercream
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Walnut, date & honey cake

4.2987

(77 ratings)

A tea-time treat - packed with sweet honey. A great way to use up those ripe bananas too
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Apple, pear & walnut crumble

4.666665

(39 ratings)

Gary Rhodes's traditional fruit and nut pudding can be oven baked in an hour for a warming family treat
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Walnut & red pepper pesto pasta

4.652175

(23 ratings)

Homemade pesto knocks spots off shop-bought jars. This earthy blend is a new take on the versatile Italian sauce
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Boozy coffee & walnut cake

4.468085

(47 ratings)

Boozy coffee and walnut cake is the perfect party sponge- serve at afternoon tea, cake sales and birthdays
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Walnut & raisin oatcakes

4.6

(10 ratings)

Quick and easy to make, these biscuits will add a flourish to the final Christmas course
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Coffee & walnut cake

4.57447

(47 ratings)

The classic combo is made extra sumptuous with mascarpone frosting - a traditional sponge for cake sales and parties
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Malted walnut seed loaf

4.05

(20 ratings)

Top up on essential fatty acids, calcium and iron with this healthy and delicious bread
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Walnut caramel tart

4.6

(10 ratings)

Combine crunchy nuts with caramel flavours in this open shortcrust pastry pie with a creamy, sticky filling
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Roquefort & walnut rolls

4.833335

(12 ratings)

Use your favourite cheese in these delicious rolls from Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Bramley & walnut chutney

5

(7 ratings)

Studded with walnuts and stem ginger, this pickle is delicious on a cheeseboard or with cold meats, plus it makes a great gift
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pasta with creamy walnut pesto

4.09091

(11 ratings)

This unusual pesto is also wonderful with potato gnocchi, on crostini, in panini, or stirred into risotto at the end
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan banana & walnut bread

4.833335

(18 ratings)

We love a slice of banana bread with crunchy walnuts and sweet dates, warm from the oven. This vegan version is great for breakfast or with an afternoon cuppa
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Walnut & almond muesli with grated apple

5

(3 ratings)

Prepare your own delicious homemade cereal that is nutritionally-dense, naturally sweetened and super satisfying thanks to the healthy fats from nuts and seeds
  • 12 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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