Black Walnut Cake I

This is a delicious cake, and may also be baked as three 8 inch layers. If you do, use black walnuts mixed with some icing to fill the layers, and ice with the plain icing. Then sprinkle top with additional chopped black walnuts.

Black Walnut Cake I

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped black walnuts
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped black walnuts

Instructions

1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan.

2 In a large bowl, cream 1 cup butter, shortening, brown sugar, and white sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt, and add alternately with milk to the creamed mixture. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 cup black walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.

3 Bake in the preheated oven for 80 to 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

4 In a mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese and 1/4 cup butter. Add confectioners’ sugar, beat well. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Frost cooled cake, and sprinkle with 1/2 cup nuts.

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