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Honey-Walnut Pound Cakes

Honey-Walnut Pound Cakes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 16

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Make two loaf cakes with one step-saving pound cake recipe. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ butter recipe yellow cake mix
1
cup water
1/2
cup chopped walnuts
1/3
cup butter, softened
1/4
cup honey
3
eggs

Frosting

1/2
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy butter cream frosting

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms only of two 8x4-inch or two 9x5-inch loaf pans.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake ingredients on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pans.
  • 3
    Bake 8-inch loaves 37 to 45 minutes, 9-inch loaves 34 to 42 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In microwavable bowl, microwave uncovered on Medium (50%) 15 seconds. Spread frosting over tops of loaves, allowing some to drizzle down sides. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

  • Pound cakes freeze beautifully! Wrap the unfrosted cakes tightly, label them and freeze up to 4 months. To serve, loosen the wrap and thaw at room temperature 2 to 3 hours.
  • You’ll want to toast and chop extra walnuts for sprinkling on top of the warm glaze.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
21g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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