English Hard Cake

English Hard Cake Recipe

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Larry Myers


Good served with: a cup of tea or strong coffee.

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15 Min
50 Min


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2 1/2 c
unbleached flour
1 c
toasted walnuts, chopped
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
butter or margarine
3/4 c
2 large
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 c
sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tsp

How to Make English Hard Cake


  • 1Combine the flour, walnuts, baking powder and salt.
  • 2Cream the butter and sugar together.
  • 3Beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in vanilla.
  • 4Add the dry ingredients, (not the cinnamon sugar ), mixing until combined. The mixture will be crumbly. Do not beat into a soft creamy mixture.
  • 5Shape into walnut-size balls. Arrange in circles in a greased 9-inch cake pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.
  • 6Bake at 350 F for 50 minutes.

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About English Hard Cake

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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