Recipe: Black Walnut Cake

Updated: Dec 11, 2012, 09:24 AM IST

Usher in Christmas with this delicious cake!


1/2 Cup chopped black walnuts
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1 Cup milk
3 Cups all-purpose flour
1 Cup butter, softened
1/2 Cup shortening
3 Cups sugar
1 tsp Ground cinnamon
5 Eggs


In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening, butter and sugar until light.
Beat the eggs, add the baking powder, flour and cinnamon; pour-stir into the creamed mixture.
Now, stir in the vanilla and walnuts, and pour into the pan.
Bake the dish for two hours at 350 degree F. Allow the cake to cool and then place it onto a wire rack to cool completely.
The Black Walnut Cake is ready to serve!