125-Year-Old Walnut Party Pound Cake
Party Cakes Nuts Walnuts
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:03:13 AM. Recipe ID 27023. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: 125-year-old walnut party pound cake
Categories: Cakes, Nuts
Yield: 10 Servings
1/2 lb Butter
3 c Sugar
1 ts Rum extract
3 c Flour
1 c Half and half
1/2 c Shortening
1 ts Vanilla
1 ts Baking powder
1 c Black walnuts; chopped
Cream butter and shortening. Add sugar and beat until very light.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well. Add flavoring and beat again.
Add flour mixed with baking powder, alternating with milk, starting
and ending with flour. Fold in walnuts. Pour into a tube pan that has
been greased and floured. Use one very large pan, size 4 3/4 x 9 1/2
inches. Bake for 80 minutes. Or use two regular pans, size 3 1/2 x 9
inches and bake for 70 minutes. Bake at 325 degrees.
Do not open oven during first hour.
NOTE: If you do not like rum flavoring, it may be omitted; however,
increase the vanilla to 2 teaspoons.
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