Mennonite Maple Walnut Cake

Posted by Olga at 8/30/02 4:06:07 pm

No milk in this quick flavorful cake, just yummy maple syrup.

1/3 cup soft butter or regular margarine
2 eggs
1 cup maple syrup
1 1/4 cups all-purpose white flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
Pinch salt
1 cup walnuts, chopped not too fine

Beat together butter, eggs, and syrup. This will look curdled don’t worry. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt, and stir in gradually. Beat with whisk until smooth fold in walnuts.

Pour into a greased square pan and bake at 350 degrees F for about 25 to 30 minutes or until done. Let cool before icing with a maple butter icing.

Maple Butter Icing

Melt 2 tablespoons butter, blend in a cupful of sifted icing sugar and moisten to a spreading consistency with maple syrup.

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