Black Walnut Pound Cake

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  • Published Aug 29th
  • Ready In1h 5m
  • Servings12
  • Calories368
This is an old recipe my mother always fixed. I shortened it and it is a favorite of my family.

Black Walnut Pound Cake Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Black Walnut Pound Cake for 12 servings:

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant vanilla flavor pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/4 cups ground black walnuts

Black Walnut Pound Cake Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook1h
  • Ready In1h 5m

To cook Black Walnut Pound Cake, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Black Walnut Pound Cake is about 1 hour , and you can serve your Black Walnut Pound Cake within 1 hour 5 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Black Walnut Pound Cake easily:

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch tube pan.
  2. 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. 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 368 calories; 20.1 grams of fat; 42 grams of carbohydrates; 7.1 grams of protein; 62 milligrams of cholesterol; 421 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 4th 2018

    Very moist and delicious cake! I put a cream cheese glaze over it and it really topped it off. Why would people give it a bad review when they don't like the nuts? Crazy!

  2. Jan 18th 2018

    The only change was that I made a sheet cake and added a cinnamon streusal topping. Perfect coffee cake.

  3. Dec 8th 2010

    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,bu ...

  4. Jun 18th 2010

    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) wh ...

  5. Sep 5th 2009

    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 t ...

  6. Jun 18th 2007

    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.

  7. Apr 4th 2007

    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 t ...

  8. Jan 14th 2007

    01/14/07 very good, its a keeper

  9. Jan 15th 2006

    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.