Old Dominion Nut Cake

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READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by Steve P.

An old fashioned Southern Style nut cake. Like fruit cake, this will last several weeks covered in aluminum foil. It has lots of nuts. It is a nut lovers dream.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 275°F.
  2. Coat raisins and nuts with flour and set aside.
  3. Cream butter and sugar, then add eggs one at a time.
  4. Add molasses and spices, then add floured nuts and raisins.
  5. (Note: if not using raisins you may wish to add extra nuts) Last add whiskey and soda mixture.
  6. Bake in large bundt pan lined with waxed paper for 3 to 3 ½ hours over a pan of water set on the oven floor.
  7. Keeps for weeks wrapped in aluminum foil.
  8. For a Christmas cake that will last even longer wrap cake in cheesecloth dampened with Bourbon and then in foil and store in a cool place. Check Cheese cloth at least once a week and dampen again as needed.

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