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

  • 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.

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About Black Walnut Pound Cake

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




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