Hedy's (Chocolate) Black Walnut Cake

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

Chocolate Black walnut cake with a rum or milk glaze.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch square pan or a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside.
  3. In a small bowl stir together the nuts and 2 T flour, set aside.
  4. In a very large bowl stir granulated sugar, butter, and brown sugar until combined.
  5. Using a wooden spoon, beat in eggs one at a time.
  6. Stir in the 2 T rum or milk and vanilla.
  7. In a medium bowl stir together the flour, the chocolate or carob powder, baking powder, and salt.
  8. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture with a wooden spoon.
  9. Gradually stir in milk.
  10. Fold in the nut mixture.
  11. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  12. Bake for 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
  13. Let cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  14. Remove from pan.
  15. Let stand for 1 hour.
  16. Drizzle with Glaze, if desired.
  17. Cool completely.
  18. To make Glaze: In a small bowl combine 1 1/3 C sifted powdered sugar; 2 T butter, melted; and 1 T rum or milk.
  19. Next, stir in 1 T whipping cream or milk.
  20. If necessary, add additional milk or cream, 1 t at a time, until it reaches drizzling consistency.

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