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

Step-By-Step

1In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, Crisco and sugar until light and fluffy.

2Add eggs, one at a time and beat with mixer after each addition.

3Add salt, baking powder, and flour which you have whisked together in another bowl. Beat with mixer until blended well.

4Add water, cream, and vanilla. Mix well to blend together.

5Fold in walnuts. (I like to have them mixed with a little flour). Pour in a greased and floured tube pan.

6Place 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