Black Walnut Cake With Creamy Icing

Ingrients & Directions

2/3 c Shortening
2 Eggs
2 1/2 c Flour
2 ts Soda
1 ts Black walnut flavoring
2 tb Water
2 1/3 c Confectioners sugar
1 Egg
1 ts Vanilla
2 c Sugar
2 c Buttermilk
1/2 ts Salt
1 ts Vanilla
1 c Black walnuts; chopped
4 tb Sugar
1/4 ts Salt
1/3 c Shortening

Cream 2/3 c shortening and 2 c sugar. Add 2 eggs; one at a time.; beating
well after each one. Add half the buttermilk;. flour and soda. Beat well.
Add the other half plus the salt; vanilla and black walnut flavoring. Beat.
Stir in chopped nuts. =14
Pour into greased; 9×13 inch pan and bake at 250 degrees for 35 to 40
minutes or until done. When cool ice with Creamy Icing=14
Creamy Icing: Boil water and 4 T sugar together in a pan for 2 to 3
minutes. Let cool. Mix confectioners sugar; salt and egg. Pour sugar-water
syrup in and beat smooth. Add shortening and vanilla LAST (this is
important). Beat until creamy. More confectioners sugar may be needed. Ice

8 Servings

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