How to Bake a Nut Cake


Nut cakes are a bit expensive to make, but make fine eating, especially during the winter months when a more heavily textured dessert is in order to keep everyone satisfied. This cake is an excellent choice.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (115g) butter
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups (375g) flour
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups (300 ml) milk
  • 3/4 cup (82g) chopped nuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Steps

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    Cream the butter and add the sugar gradually.
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    Beat the eggs and add them to the butter mixture.
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    Sift the flour and baking powder and alternately with the milk.
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    Fold in the chopped nuts.
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    Add the vanilla.
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    Pour batter into two greased and floured 9-inch (23 cm) round cake pans.
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    Bake at 350ºF/180ºC for 25 to 30 minutes or until the cake tests done.
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    Let cool in pans 10 minutes.
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    Turn out onto wire baking racks.
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    Frost as desired. A caramel or penuche frosting would take terrific with this cake.

Tips

  • No pan size was given for this recipe. If there is leftover batter use it to make cupcakes.

Things You'll Need

  • Mixer
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Cake pans
  • Wire baking racks

Sources and Citations

  • The Project Gutenberg EBook of Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

Article Info

Categories: Cakes