Black Walnut Pound Cake with Caramel Nut Glaze

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Elaine Bovender

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@Elaine55

I found this recipe on the web, stating that it was 125 years old. I tried it and it was so good! I make this whenever I have black walnuts on hand and I added my caramel nut glaze. I've served this to company and taken it to potlucks and everyone loves it. I usually don't get to bring any home. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Makes a bundt cake
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 stick
    butter, softened (not oleo)
  • 1/2 c
    crisco
  • 3 c
    sugar
  • 5 large
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp
    black walnut flavoring
  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour, sifted first and then measured.
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    milk or half and half
  • 1 c
    chopped black walnuts
  • CARAMEL NUT GLAZE

  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 tsp
    milk
  • 3/4 c
    chopped nuts (more if you like)

How to Make Black Walnut Pound Cake with Caramel Nut Glaze

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour bundt or tube pan, set aside.
  2. Cream butter and Crisco. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flavorings and beat well.
  3. Sift flour first and then measure. Mix 1/4 cup of flour with nuts. Sift remaining flour with baking powder. Add alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour (I do this by hand to prevent over mixing). Gently fold in nuts.
  4. Bake for 1 hour and 25 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. CARAMEL NUT GLAZE: Place all ingredients except nuts into a saucepan. Over medium heat bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in nuts. Allow to cool in pan for about 5 to 10 minutes and pour over warm cake.

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About Black Walnut Pound Cake with Caramel Nut Glaze

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom



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