Black Walnut Cake

Black Walnut Cake Recipe

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Barbara Vaughn


My mom came to a family get together at my home a couple weeks ago & she brought this cake. Everyone tried it & loved it. We were all oohing & aahing with every bite. I copied the recipe & I made it today for Easter dinner. It is very easy & very good.


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  • 4 large
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    self-rising flour

How to Make Black Walnut Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray or grease & flour 2 9 inch cake pans or 1 13 x 9 cake pan. Put eggs in large mixing bowl & whisk well. Add remaining ingredients & mix by hand. Pour into pans & bake 25 to 30 minutes. Cool completely.
  2. Icing;
    8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
    1 stick butter, room temperature
    2 cups powdered sugar
    1 tsp. vanilla
    1/2 cup black walnuts
  3. In bowl mix cream cheese & butter together. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth & fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Stir in black walnuts. Ice cooled cake.
    Can sprinkle some walnuts on top if desired.

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About Black Walnut Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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