Bell's Walnut Cake is sweetened with pineapple and loaded with walnuts. The cake stays moist and doesn't really need the cream cheese icing, but sure is good with it. You can also use the Coconut Pecan frosting in our Frosting and Filling section.
Walnut Cake2 cups Flour
2 cups Sugar
1 (8 oz.) can Crushed pineapple in its own juice
2 tsp Soda
1 tsp Vanilla
1 1/2 cups Crushed walnuts
Bell's Cake Icing2 cups Powdered sugar
1 stick Butter
1 (8 oz.) pkg. Cream cheese (room temperature)
1/2 cup Walnuts
Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 inch pan
Walnut Cake Recipe Directions
Mix all ingredients except the nuts together. Use the whole can of crushed pineapple, including the juice. Mix by hand or use mixer on medium speed until blended together. Add 1 and 1/2 cups of nuts by hand. Pour Bell's Walnut Cake batter into prepared pan and bake. Allow Bell's cake to cool at least 20 minutes then remove from pan. If cake is hard to remove, use spatula to help loosen.
Use mixer and mix everything except the walnuts together. Icing should be
very creamy. Spread over top and sides of cake.
Sprinkle reserved walnuts on top.
Did you say you're on a diet?
No desserts for 20 years?
Do you pass the cake and candy sections
With some heartfelt sighs and tears?
Go ahead !! Bake those gooey
Sticky sweet forbidden things.
But first put on your jogging outfit.
Your tennis shoes and exercise fling.
Run in place while stirring;
Time your cakes with jumping jacks.
Ten deep knee bends between ingredients.
Use that kitchen for a workout track.
And when you're out of breath and panting.
Pot holders around your prize.
Jog to the nearest 90 pound neighbor
And leave her your 1000 calorie surprise!