Black Walnut Pound Cake Recipe

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Black Walnut Pound Cake

Win Spicer

By
@debaylady

This recipe was given to me many many years ago. It truly is a tried and well enjoyed cake by all who try it. I am always reminded when I bake this of the many times I sat around my grandmother's kitchen cracking walnuts! Note that you begin baking this in a COLD oven!


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Serves:

12-16

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 lb
butter, softened
1/2 c
crisco
3 c
sugar
5
eggs
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
3 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
water
3/4 c
cream
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
3/4 c
black walnuts, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, Crisco and sugar until light and fluffy.
2
Add eggs, one at a time and beat with mixer after each addition.
3
Add salt, baking powder, and flour which you have whisked together in another bowl. Beat with mixer until blended well.
4
Add water, cream, and vanilla. Mix well to blend together.
5
Fold in walnuts. (I like to have them mixed with a little flour). Pour in a greased and floured tube pan.
6
Place in a COLD oven. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 45 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern