4 amazing recipes for sweet slices with nuts that will make you swoon

Have you tried walnut slices yet?

Different types of cuts are quite popular in our country and no wonder… They are very tasty.

Who doesn’t like creams? Caramel, yolk, cottage cheese, vanilla, chocolate, coffee. There are countless of them.

We have prepared for you 4 wonderful recipes for slices of nuts with different creams.

Walnut slices with salk on a baking sheet

If you like sweet desserts, you will love this recipe for walnut slices with egg yolk glaze. Cream with sweet condensed milk is simply a poem for the palate. Whether you’re grabbing a festive dessert or craving something good, don’t hesitate to try it.


  • 2 cups shelled walnuts
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup semi-coarse flour
  • ½ teaspoon of baking powder

For the cream:

  • ⅔ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 yolks from large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of water
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 and ½ cups softened butter

For the syrup:

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 3 tablespoons of rum

For the frosting (who wants):

  • 100 g of cooking chocolate
  • ½ cup whipping cream


  • Roast the nuts in a dry pan. It takes about 5 minutes (they will start to smell when they are done).
  • When they are cool, you can blend them finely.
  • Beat the eggs with a whisk. After a minute, sprinkle in the sugar and continue beating.
  • Separately, mix the flour with the baking powder, and then mix it into the egg mixture in three stages. Finally, stir in ¼ cup of chopped nuts.
  • Pour the dough into a larger tray lined with baking paper and bake at 175°C for about 25 minutes.

Preparing the syrup:

  • Boil water and sugar to a syrup consistency. It takes a few minutes. Once it hardens, it’s done. Add rum after cooling.
  • Spread the finished syrup over the baked and cooled carcass.

Preparation of the cream:

  • Beat the egg yolks together with the sugar, condensed milk and vanilla until smooth.
  • Then move this mixture over the water bath and continue whisking for another 5-7 minutes.
  • Cool the whipped mass in cold water and stir to cool.
  • Meanwhile, beat the butter until fluffy.
  • Add the cooled mixture to the butter and beat for about 2 more minutes.
  • Set 1 cup of cream aside and add ¼ cup of nuts to the rest of the cream.
  • Divide the finished and cooled carcass, smeared with syrup, into 2 halves.
  • Spread one half with nut cream and put the second part of the carcass on top.
  • Use the remaining 1 cup of cream on the sides and top of the cuts.
  • Put them in the fridge to cool for 30 minutes.
  • If you don’t want to use the chocolate coating, just decorate with nuts.

Preparation of chocolate coating (optional):

  • Break the chocolate into cubes and bring to a boil together with the cream. Let it heat up for a while, then remove from the heat.
  • Allow the glaze to cool for another 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, and then pour it over the top of the slices.
  • Use the rest of the nuts to sprinkle on the chocolate frosting.
  • Leave to cool, and then you can serve.
walnut slice with yolk cream
Source: dreamstime.com

Walnut slices with mocca cream with mascarpone

Do you like nuts so much that you would like to include them in every meal? And if you have a rich harvest, why not? Plus, they’re healthy! So come try these cuts.


  • 1 and ¾ cups semi-coarse flour
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons of baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ¾ cup softened butter
  • ½ cup granulated or crystal sugar
  • ½ cup cane sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup whole milk
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons of instant coffee dissolved in 1 tablespoon of boiling water
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

For the cream:

  • 115 g of mascarpone or fresh cream cheese
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons of instant coffee dissolved in 1 teaspoon of boiling water
  • 180 ml whipping cream (min. 35%)


  • Mix the flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  • Beat the butter and sugar until foamy, beat for about 3 minutes, then add the eggs one at a time.
  • Add the vanilla and beat in the flour mixture alternately with the coffee and milk on low speed.
  • Finally, stir in the chopped nuts.
  • Pour the dough onto a tray (about 25×40 cm) lined with baking paper and bake at 180°C for about 20 minutes.

Preparation of the filling:

  • Beat the mascarpone until smooth. Add sugar, vanilla and coffee. Whisk until combined.


  • Cut the baked and cooled carcass in half and divide the filling into two halves as well.
  • Spread one half with the first part of the filling and cover it with the other half of the body.
  • Spread the upper part of the slices with the second part of the cream and decorate with nuts.
mocca slices with nuts
Source: simplyrecipes.com

Watch the video recipe here:

Coffee Walnut Cake Recipe Demonstration - Joyofbaking.com

Tip: Looking for other tips on how to use walnuts? Take a look at our recipes for sweet strudels in different variants and get inspired!

Luxurious walnut cuts

This recipe for walnut slices with pecans is a Nordic delicacy ready in minutes. Ingredients like pecans and pineapple are a bit exotic, but worth it! The delicious cream made from fresh cheese is simply a treat.


  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup semi-coarse flour
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 560 g of pineapple in a can
  • ½ cup chopped pecans

For the cream:

  • 224 g fresh cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 113 g of softened butter
  • 1 and ¾ cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  • Mix flour, sugar, salt, soda.
  • Add eggs, mashed pineapple, vanilla and mix again.
  • Sprinkle with chopped pecans and mix.
  • Pour the dough onto a tray (about 22×30 cm) lined with baking paper and bake at 180 °C for about 25-35 minutes.

Preparation of the cream:

  • Beat the cheese and butter until smooth.
  • Then add the sugar in parts, add the vanilla and finally sprinkle the nuts and mix.
  • Brush the cooled carcass with cream and let it cool for an hour.
pecan slices with cream cheese
Source: danvinguide.se

Tip: If you want to layer the cuts, just double the amount of ingredients and bake the carcass on a large baking sheet. Then divide it into two halves and decorate with cream.

Use the rest of the pineapple to make one of the 4 variations of the pineapple smoothie .

Quick cuts with nuts and egg yolk glaze

Looking for some quick baking inspiration? This is a really simple cut from one sheet. In addition, it is not demanding on the amount of raw materials. So it’s quite likely that you won’t even have to go shopping.


On the corpus:

  • 450 g of softened butter
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 cups ground walnuts (about 250 g)
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup semi-coarse flour
  • 6 egg whites (leave the yolks for the frosting)

For the frosting:

  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 and ½ cups of powdered sugar


  • Beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt.
  • On the side, beat butter with sugar until fluffy, add nuts and flour.
  • Finally, add the beaten egg whites.
  • Pour the dough into a tray (22×30 cm) lined with baking paper and bake at 180°C for about 30-40 minutes.

Preparation of the topping:

  • While the crust is baking, prepare the topping.
  • Beat the egg yolks with the sugar until fluffy.
  • Once the body is baked, pour the glaze over it and let it bake for another 2-3 minutes until the glaze hardens.
  • Allow the finished slices to cool completely before slicing them.
simple walnut cuts
Source: backen-und-kochen.ch

Nuts can be combined with sweet and salty dishes.

They taste great with bananas, apples, in various sourdough cakes, strudels, but also in celery salad.

Walnut slices with honey or Linz slices are also popular.

And what do you like best?

These sweet desserts also go well with a cup of quality coffee prepared, for example , in a DeLonghi coffee machine . Check out our review.

How about gingerbread cuts in different variants ? Have you tried them yet?

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We are both fans of good food and enjoy cooking. On this website, we want to inspire you with traditional, but also less common recipes. We will be happy if you try our recipes and let us know how you liked them. Bon appetite! :)

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