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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.


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  • Quick frosted walnuts

    Quick frosted walnuts

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Banana & walnut loaf

    Banana & walnut loaf

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.156 ratings

    This homely and wholesome cake is also light and moist, with the natural sweetness of sticky bananas and the warm toastiness of nuts

  • Coffee cream & walnut cupcakes

    Coffee cream & walnut cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.66 ratings

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

  • Walnut, date & honey cake

    Walnut, date & honey cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.96 ratings

    A tea-time treat - packed with sweet honey. A great way to use up those ripe bananas too

  • Apple, pear & walnut crumble

    Apple, pear & walnut crumble

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.47 ratings

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

  • Walnut & red pepper pesto pasta

    Walnut & red pepper pesto pasta

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.29 ratings

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

  • Boozy coffee & walnut cake

    Boozy coffee & walnut cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.50 ratings

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

  • Walnut & raisin oatcakes

    Walnut & raisin oatcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • Coffee & walnut cake

    Coffee & walnut cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.144 ratings

    The classic combo is made extra sumptuous with mascarpone frosting - a traditional sponge for cake sales and parties

  • Malted walnut seed loaf

    Malted walnut seed loaf

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.20 ratings

    Top up on essential fatty acids, calcium and iron with this healthy and delicious bread

  • Walnut caramel tart

    Walnut caramel tart

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.13 ratings

    Combine crunchy nuts with caramel flavours in this open shortcrust pastry pie with a creamy, sticky filling

  • Roquefort & walnut rolls

    Roquefort & walnut rolls

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • Bramley & walnut chutney

    Bramley & walnut chutney

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Studded with walnuts and stem ginger, this pickle is delicious on a cheeseboard or with cold meats, plus it makes a great gift

  • Pasta with creamy walnut pesto

    Pasta with creamy walnut pesto

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • Muhammara dip served in a decorative dish

    Muhammara (red pepper & walnut dip)

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Serve a Syrian-inspired red pepper and walnut dip as a side dish in a Middle Eastern feast. Top with whole walnuts and coriander and enjoy with flatbreads

  • Vegan banana & walnut bread

    Vegan banana & walnut bread

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.45 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

  • Tangy roast pepper & walnut dip

    Tangy roast pepper & walnut dip

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.18 ratings

    A nice and spicy partner to pre-dinner drinks. Great with some toasted pitta for dipping


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