Black Walnut Pound Cake

Black Walnut Pound Cake Recipe

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@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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12-16
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Black Walnut Pound Cake

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.

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About Black Walnut Pound Cake

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




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