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Maple Walnut Pound Cake recipe

Maple Walnut Pound Cake.

This sweet, yet light and crunchy dessertis the perfect ending to a great meal.

Recipe: Maple Walnut PoundCake

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup milk
5 large eggs
1 1/2 cups California walnuts, chopped
1/8 cup whole milk
1 tablespoon maple flavoring
Maple Glaze (recipe follows)
Walnut halves or chopped walnuts for garnish

  • In mixer bowl cream butter and sugarsuntil fluffy. In another bowl combine flour, baking powder andsalt. In measuring cup combine milk and 3/4 tablespoon mapleflavoring; beat into butter mixture alternatively with flourmixture. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Mix in 1 1/2 cups choppedwalnuts.
  • Turn into greased 9 or 10-inch tube pan.
  • Bake in lower third of 300°F (150°C)oven 1 hour to 1 hour, 15 minutes, just until pick inserted intocenter comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan 15 minutes, then turn outonto rack to cool completely.
  • Drizzle with Maple Glaze and garnish withwalnuts.

    Makes one 9 or 10-inch cake (approximately12 to 14 servings).

    Maple Glaze:In a small bowl mix 1 cup sifted powdered sugar with 1 to 1 1/2tablespoon milk to make a glaze of thick pouring consistency.Stir in 1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring.

    Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof Walnut Marketing Board.

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    Hints of almond and lemon extract balance the pound cake’s buttery flavor, and a sweet maple glaze tops the cake with a marbled pattern. Want more great ideas?

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