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Maple Walnut Cake

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  Eggs 4 , separated (At Room Temperature)
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Maple extract 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), chopped
  Coffee walnut frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Grease 9" by 9" baking pan. In small bowl, with mixer at high speed, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Beating at high speed, gradually sprinkle in 1/4 cup sugar until sugar is completely dissolved and whites stand in stiff peaks.
2. Preheat oven to 325°F. In large bowl, with mixer at low speed, beat egg yolks, flour, next 6 ingredients, and remaining 1/2 cup sugar until blended. Gently fold walnuts and beaten egg whites into mixture.
3. Pour batter into pan. Bake 35 to 40 minutes until top of cake springs back when lightly touched with finger. Cool cake in pan on wire rack.
4 Prepare Coffee-Walnut Frosting; spread over cooled cake.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3270 Calories from Fat 1566

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 179 g275.8%

Saturated Fat 74 g369.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1099.1 mg366.4%

Sodium 2322.2 mg96.8%

Total Carbohydrates 371 g123.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.8%

Sugars 235.9 g

Protein 56 g112.1%

Vitamin A 78.3% Vitamin C 1.4%

Calcium 109.2% Iron 79.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Maple Walnut Cake Recipe