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- 10-12 ServingsServings
- 2 1/4 cups Flour
- 1 cup light brown sugar
- 1/4 cup Granulated sugar
- 2 tsp cinnamon, divided
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp ground ginger
- 1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 teaspoon Baking soda
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 egg
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2 Sift together into a large bowl flour, sugars, 1 tsp of cinnamon, salt and ginger. Stir in orange zest and oil until mixture is moist.
3 Reserve ¾ cup of the flour mixture in a small bowl, set aside (save for topping).
4 Stir baking powder and baking soda into main flour mixture. Beat together buttermilk and egg.
5 Add to cake batter and mix until just combine (do not over mix). Pour batter into a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking pan.
6 Combine reserved flour mixture with walnuts and remaining cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over cake batter.
7 Bake 40-45 minutes until center springs back or toothpick comes out clean when inserted in middle.
8 Cool completely before serving.
Source: California Walnut Board