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Black Walnut Christmas Cake
Submitted by Kagar K. See all of Kagar K.'s recipes. | November 25th, 2022

Ingredients are for 6 Servings.
Scale It
Amount Unit Ingredient
1/2 cup
1 cup
4 large
1 teaspoon
2 cups
3/4 teaspoon
2 teaspoons
1/2 cup
1 cup

Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C / Gas Mark 4

Grease and flour a 9 X 5 X 3 inch loaf pan. Set aside.

With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Separate the egg whites from the yolks and set the whites aside.

Beat egg yolks, all at once, into the creamed butter mixture.

Add vanilla.

In a separate bowl, sift the flour, salt and baking powder. Remove 1 cup of this mixture and set it aside.

Starting and ending with the remaining flour mixture, alternately add the flour and milk, in small portions, to the creamed butter mixture, mixing well with each addition.

Mix together the reserved flour and the black walnuts. Stir to coat the walnuts with the flour.

Add the flour coated walnuts to the batter, mixing just until blended.

In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.

Fold the egg whites into the batter.

Pour into the prepared loaf pan.

Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for about 50 to 60 minutes.

Cool completely and frost with your favorite icing.

Submitted by Kagar K. See all my recipes. | November 25th, 2022

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