Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream margarine and shortening; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy and sugar is disolved.
  2. Add well beaten egg yolks.
  3. Combine buttermilk and soda, stir until soda disolves.
  4. Add flour to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour.
  5. Stir in vanilla.
  6. Add black walnuts and coconut, stirring well.
  7. Beat egg whites (at room temperature with cream of tartar) until stiff peaks form.
  8. Fold egg whites into batter.
  9. Pour batter into greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  11. Cool in pans for 10 minutes.
  12. Remove from pans and cool completely.
  13. Spread chilled cream cheese black walnut frosting between layers, top and sides of cake.
  14. If desired, you may drizzle chocolate glaze around top edge of cake.
Most Helpful

This sounds so good!I have a ton of fresh black walnuts,uncracked as soon as I get them cracked I'll try it.

Theresa/ Thunderbird December 23, 2002