ELEGANT TENNESSEE BLACK WALNUT CAKE From the 40's

Jewel Hall

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This is an old recipe I found while researching old recipes. It must be a classic because I remember getting it off a blog sight. It does sound old, so all you cake makers..ENJOY !!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp
ground allspice
7 large
eggs
1/4 Tbsp
cream of tartar
1/2 c
light corn syrup
1/2 c
light molasses
1 tsp
vanilla extract
black walnut halves

CREAM FROSTING

1
egg white
1 c
heavy cream
3/4 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
black walnuts - chopped

***** SEPARATE EGGS AND SAVE ONE EGG WHITE FOR THE FROSTING

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CAKE: Sift flour with salt, baking powder,cinnamon,nutmeg,and allspice.
2
Beat 6 egg whites with Cream of Tartar at high speed until light and fluffy. Gradually add corn syrup; continue beating until stiff peaks form. DO NOT under beat !!!!
3
Beat 7 egg yokes with molasses and vanilla at high speed until thick. Blend in dry ingredients. Fold this mixture into egg whites, using a rubber spatula to fold in gently but completely.
4
Pour unto an ungreased tube pan.
5
Bake in 350 degree preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Invert pan immediately and cool completely before removing from pan. Frost with cream frosting and decorate with Black Walnut Halves. Frosting Recipe Follows:
6
FROSTING: Beat one egg white until stiff. Beat 1 cup heavy cream until thick. Add 3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar, 1/2 tsp cinnamon,and 1/4 tsp salt to the cream. Fold gently into the beaten egg white along with 3/4 cup of coarsely chopped black walnuts. Frost cake as is or cut into 3 layers by using a string of dental floss. Frost each layer as you stack. Place Black Walnut halves in circle around top of cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes