Black Walnut Pound Cake

Black Walnut Pound Cake


"This is an old recipe my mother always fixed. I shortened it and it is a favorite of my family."


1 h 5 m servings 368 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 368 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 42g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 7.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 421 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch tube pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix, instant pudding, eggs, oil and water for 2 minutes using an electric mixer on medium speed. Stir in the ground walnuts. Pour into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Cool in the pan before inverting onto a plate to serve.


  • Tip:
  • I always freeze my walnuts before grinding them in a food processor.
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  1. 8 Ratings


Just made this for Sunday breakfast and it is absolutely scrumptious!! So tasty and moist, and best of all, easy. Will make it again and again.

I have to admit I made it exactly as listed, except without the walnuts... I wanted a plain, vanilla pound cake to have with strawberries and ice cream. It was moist and wonderful and took the s...

I made this cake for my family a couple of nights ago for dessert annd they loved it.It was so easy to make and so yummy.I added 1/2cup chopped walnuts and made a easy glaze to top it off,but it...

We love this cake. It is so moist. I usually put a glaze, but no need. It never lasts very long in the house and super easy to make. I use regular walnuts and add black walnut flavoring to the c...

I had some black walnuts so I decided to give this recipe a try, and……….wow! It came out so moist and tasty. I used the “Classic Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting” (from this site) which was a good...

Leaves a terrible after taste in your mouth. I'll give two stars cause it is moist. Maybe would be better with a different nut.

01/14/07 very good, its a keeper

We have black walnut trees and I was always looking for away to use them. This is it! Even my kids that do not care for the taste of black walnuts liked this! The ones that like the taste of b...