2 pieces of pumpkin with little pieces of walnuts on top, on a white plate. Diabeloop background of orange, yellow and turquoise rays.

Recipe: Pumpkin Spice and Walnut Cake


Goodbye to tomatoes from the garden fow, and hello to pumpkins and pumpkin-based recipes!

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 70 g butter
  • 200 gr flour – Diabeloop tip : you can use lupin flour for a low carb cake
  • 150 g pumpkin puree
  • 70 gr brown sugar
  • 70 gr butter at room temperature
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 to 2 tsp cinnamon depending on what you like
  • ½ organic orange (juice and zest)
  • 150 g of a mixture of roughly crushed walnuts and almonds


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F), butter and flour a 18 to 22 cm mould.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the butter and brown sugar and add the eggs one by one, stir in-between.
  3. In another bowl, mix the flour, baking soda and cinnamon, then mix in 3 times with the previous mixture until the mixture is homogeneous.
  4. Finally, add the crushed walnuts and almonds and the pumpkin puree with a spatula.
  5. Pour into the mould and smooth the surface with a spatula.
  6. Bake for about 40 to 50 minutes.
  7. Let cool before unmoulding. Let cool completely on a wire rack.

Bon appétit !

Source : https://www.mesinspirationsculinaires.com/article-gateau-au-potiron-et-aux-noix.html

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