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125-Year-Old Black Walnut Cake

Submitted by: roosterrun on February 23, 2011
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125-Year-Old Black Walnut Cake

I haven’t made this but what is not to love. I am from the south and this came from our old church cookbook. It sounds great.

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Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 12

Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes  


1/2 pound butter
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
1 cup whipping cream
1 tsp. each vanilla and rum flavoring
1 tsp. baking powder
3 cups plain flour
1 1/2 cups walnuts or pecans, chopped


Cream butter and shortening together. Add sugar and eggs, one at a time. Add flavorings and cream. Add baking powder and flour; mix well. Add nuts. Grease and flour tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until it tests done.

Categories: Breads, Cakes, Coffee Cake, Holiday, Old-Fashioned

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  1. 6-5

    ūüôā That sounds like an OLD cake. Would it still be edible? lol Sorry, I just had to comment! It does sound good, though.

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