Franklin Nut Cake Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 47 Print This is a recipe from my family’s cookbook. The flavor can be enhanced by pouring 1/2 cup of wine or sherry over cake while still warm. Franklin Nut Cake Ingredients 2 cups butter2 cups white sugar6 eggs4 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 cup candied cherries1 cup candied pineappled chunks3 cups chopped pecans1/4 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons vanilla extract Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Grease a 10 inch tube pan and line it with parchment paper. 2 In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. 3 Sift together 3 cups of the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix remaining flour with fruit and nuts. Stir into batter. Add vanilla. 4 Pour into tube pan. Bake at 250 degrees for 3 hours. Cool in pan.