Black Walnut Cake
|Flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1 1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Soft shortening||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Eggs||3 (2/3 cup)|
|English walnuts||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), finely chopped|
|Black walnuts||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Black walnut flavoring||1 Teaspoon|
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour two layer cake pans, 9" x 11/3" or two oblong pans, 13" x 9 1/2".
Measure flour by spoon, level, pour method.
Mix ffour and sugar, baking powder, soda and salt.
Add shortening, half of buttermilk and beat two minutes at medium speed on mixer, or three hundred strokes by hand (vigorous strokes).
Scrape sides & bottom of bowl constantly and add eggs, black walnut flavor and the rest of the buttermilk.
Beat two minutes more, scraping bowl.
Fold in nuts.
Pour into prepared pans.
Bake layers about 35 minutes.
Bake oblong pans about 45 to 50 minutes, or until cake tests done.
Cool and finish with butter icing or whipped cream.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4778 Calories from Fat 2071
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 239 g367%
Saturated Fat 45.6 g228%
Trans Fat 18 g
Cholesterol 634.4 mg211.5%
Sodium 4365.7 mg181.9%
Total Carbohydrates 599 g199.8%
Dietary Fiber 17.5 g69.8%
Sugars 340 g
Protein 83 g166.8%
Vitamin A 15.4% Vitamin C 3.3%
Calcium 69.8% Iron 122.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet