This cake requires no icing, but you can ice it if you wish which is truly delicious.
Maple Nut Cake
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon maple flavored extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8×8 inch square pan.
2 Cream the butter or margarine add the sugar and continue creaming until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Stir in the maple flavoring.
3 Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the flour mixture in 3 parts alternately with the milk to the butter mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Stir in the walnuts and pour in the prepared pan.
4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes or until an toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cake cool then frost with Maple Butter Icing.