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Walnut Cake With Penuche Frosting

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“Another recipe from my mother-in-law. I make this when I want a change from the usual chocolate or white cake. The frosting is perfect for this cake.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
16
YIELD:
1 layered cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease 1 13x9 inch pan or 2 8-inch cake pans. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. For the cake, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat well.
  4. Add vanilla.
  5. In separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients.
  6. Add dry ingredients to sugar mixture, alternately with the milk. Mix well.
  7. Pour batter into cake pan or pans.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cake tests done.
  9. For frosting, boil butter and sugar 2 minutes in microwave oven.
  10. Add milk. Boil again.
  11. Beat in sugar and vanilla.
  12. Make the frosting shortly before the time you want to put it on the cake as it gets harder with time.
  13. Allow cake to cool slightly before frosting.

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