Black Walnut Cake

Black Walnut Cake Recipe

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Marilyn Boy

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@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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

How to Make Black Walnut Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine all ingredients for cake and beat until smooth.
  • 2pour into 2 greased and floured 8'' layer pans
  • 3Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes
  • 4Ice with 7 minute icing
  • 5combine 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
  • 6Cook, beating conctantly on high speed for about 7 min. or untilstiff peaks form.
  • 7Remove from heat, add vanilla. Beat 2-3 min. or until of spreading consistantcy. Will frost 2 8 or 9 inch layers.

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About Black Walnut Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtag: #Blackwalnuts