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Black Walnut Pound Cake

Black Walnut Pound Cake

"I still remember my grandmother making this cake when I was a child...oh, how good it smelled and tasted!"
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1 h 40 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour and baking powder; add alternately with milk and extracts to creamed mixture, beating on low speed just until combined. Fold in nuts. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees F for about 1 hour and 25 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool 10 minutes on a wire rack before removing from pan. Cool thoroughly. For frosting, beat cream cheese and butter in a medium mixing bowl. Add sugar and mix well. Add vanilla; beat until smooth. Spread on cooled cake. Cake can be made with or without frosting.

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This cake is very good. Turned out well only note to recipe is to lightly coat nuts with flour to ensure even distribution of nuts. I would also increase nuts by 1/2 cup to 1 cup to ensure enou...

I was looking for a good black walnut pound cake recipe--well, I didn't find a good one, I found a GREAT one! This cake is excellent--easy to make, very easy to eat! Thanks so much!

This was the best ever! It was the hit of my holiday meal. I changed the icing as I had no cream cheese on hand, made a 7-min frosting, added black walnuts on the top along with black walnut f...

This is a fabulous cake. I've made it a number of times and it always goes fast. Only thing I changed was to run the walnuts through the food processor to grind them finely. The cake seems ev...

I love this pound cake! I have been searching for a fabulous pound cake recipe forever and finally decided on this one. This was my first pound cake but it was easy and came out fabulously! Ever...

This cake was wonderful, but I can't imagine it with a cream cheese frosting??? I decided to try a piece first and then decide. I thought it was great just as is. But I will look for a bigger...

I followed the recipe and got rave reviews. Easy to make!

My family loved this. It was excellent warm with a brown sugar glaze.

I liked this cake, but it seemes a bit dry to me. I like the taste of it though. The frosting makes it very sweet.

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