Black Walnut Christmas Cake is a recipe from Diamond Nuts. It’s moist, delicious, crunchy yet soft and delicate. A perfect confection to celebrate the holidays.

Black Walnut Christmas Cake
Recipe type: Desserts
Cuisine: English
Serves: 1 cake
  • 1/2 Cup butter
  • 4 eggs; separated
  • 2 Cups flour; sifted
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 Cup milk
  • 1 Cup black walnuts; finely chopped
  1. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in egg yolks all at once. Add vanilla.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together. Set aside 1 cup of the dry ingredients.
  4. Add the remaining flour mixture and the milk in small portions, alternately, mixing well with each addition, starting and ending with an addition of the dry ingredients.
  5. Mix together, the reserved flour and the nuts, and stir into the batter, mixing just until blended.
  6. Beat the egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Fold them into the batter.
  7. Bake in a 9 x 5" greased and floured loaf pan, or 3 quart mold at 350 degrees F. about 50-60 minutes, or until done.
  8. Frost with your favorite icing.
Shown here as a frosted Christmas cake.

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