Black Walnut Cake Recipe

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Black Walnut Cake

Marilyn Boy

By
@marilynvanderhorstboy

I remember sitting with my grandfather as he would peel and shell the black walnuts for my grandmother. His hands would become stained from the walnuts. He always said it was worth it,just to enjoy grandma's cake! The aroma was wonderful!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
white sugar
1/2 c
shortening
3
eggs
1 c
sour milk
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 c
chopped black walnuts

7 MINUTE ICING

1 1/2 c
sugar
1/3 c
cold water
2
egg whites
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine all ingredients for cake and beat until smooth.
2
pour into 2 greased and floured 8'' layer pans
3
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes
4
Ice with 7 minute icing
5
combine 1st four ingreedients in top of double boiler. Beat with electric mixer for 30 seconds.Place over boiling water.(upper pan should not touch water
6
Cook, beating conctantly on high speed for about 7 min. or untilstiff peaks form.
7
Remove from heat, add vanilla. Beat 2-3 min. or until of spreading consistantcy. Will frost 2 8 or 9 inch layers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtag: #Blackwalnuts