1 cup (8 oz./2 sticks) unsalted butter
3 cups granulated sugar
6 large eggs
3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup evaporated milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup chopped nuts
Cream together the butter and sugar, adding eggs one at a time to mixture. Sift together the flour and salt. Add 1/4 cup flour and 1/8 cup milk to the mixture; then continue adding flour and milk alternately until all has been added to batter. Add vanilla and chopped nuts. Pour into greased and floured 9-inch tube pan. Place in cold oven and bake at 325 degrees F (160 C) for 1 1/2 hours.
Makes one 9-inch tube cake, 12 servings.
1/4 pound (1 stick/4 oz.) butter
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 box (16 oz.) confectioners' sugar
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
Have all ingredients at room temperature. Mix well and spread on cooled cake.
Source: A good friend
Submitted By: Pat Wynn