Moist Chocolate  Walnut Cake

This Simple & Moist Chocolate Walnut Cake is incredibly rich and full of chocolate flavor!! This decadent reimagined classic is filled and topped with toasted walnuts to deliver an epic crunch and covered in a fudgy chocolate espresso ganache!!

Melt butter over medium heat then set aside to cool.

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment sift together the all purpose flour, cocoa powders, baking powder, and baking soda. Whisk in the sugar and salt

Add eggs one at a time to the flour mixture, mixing until fully incorporated after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.

On medium speed, mix in melted and cooled butter beating until combined.

On medium speed, add the buttermilk to the chocolate mixture beating until combined.

On low speed slowly add the hot coffee mixing until just combined.

Remove bowl from the stand mixer and add the finely chopped walnuts. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold in the walnut pieces until combined.

Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

Pour hot cream over chopped chocolate and let it sit for 3 minutes. Add 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract and with a rubber spatula, gently stir together the melted chocolate and cream until combined.

Pour the espresso ganache over the cooled cake and top with the remaining walnuts. Enjoy!!

Richly decadent and incredibly moist, you'll be reaching for your second slice right after you finish your first!