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125-Year-Old Walnut Party Pound Cake

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Category: Cakes, Nuts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Butter
  • 3 c Sugar
  • 1 ts Rum extract
  • 3 c Flour
  • 1 c Half and half
  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 1 c Black walnuts; chopped


Cream butter and shortening. Add sugar and beat until very light. Add
eggs, one at a time, beating well. Add flavoring and beat again. Add flour
mixed with baking powder, alternating with milk, starting and ending with
flour. Fold in walnuts.
Pour into a tube pan that has been greased and floured. Use one very large
pan, size 4 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. Bake for 80 minutes. Or use two regular
pans, size 3 1/2 x 9 inches and bake for 70 minutes. Bake at 325 degrees.

Do not open oven during first hour.

NOTE: If you do not like rum flavoring, it may be omitted; however,
increase the vanilla to 2 teaspoons.

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