Black Walnut Pound Cake With Frosting

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a special cake because it is made with black walnuts. I've included a black walnut frosting to be used or not.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Oven at 325º F.
  2. Cake:.
  3. Cream butter and shortening.
  4. Add sugar and cream together.
  5. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each.
  6. Add sour cream and mix together.
  7. Add baking powder to flour.
  8. Add to creamed mixture, alternating flour mixture and milk.
  9. Add flavorings and mix well.
  10. Mix in chopped black walnuts by hand.
  11. Pour into a greased and floured 10 inch tube pan.
  12. Bake for 1 hour, turn down oven to 300ºF for 30 minutes more.
  13. Remove and cool.
  14. Frosting:.
  15. Cream butter and cream cheese.
  16. Add flavoring and powdered sugar.
  17. Mix nuts in by hand. Mix well.
  18. Put on cooled cake.


Most Helpful

I took this to a potluck and several people said they thought it was very good. Sorry to say that my family just really didn't care for it as much. Thanks for posting.

gwynn December 19, 2009

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