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Cinnamon Nut Cake


  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1-1/4 cups finely chopped walnuts
  • 7-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, eggs, water and oil. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Combine walnuts, sugar and cinnamon.
  • 2. Sprinkle a third of the nut mixture into a greased 10-in. fluted tube pan. Top with half of the batter and another third of the nut mixture. Repeat layers.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 283 calories, 15g fat (3g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 246mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.


Average Rating: 4.666666
  • Jessica
    Mar 27, 2019
    love it with coffee
  • chris_giles18
    Dec 6, 2009

    Quick and easy. Not as moist as I had hoped, but still delicious. Will make again!

  • mdbubba1
    Dec 31, 1969

    I have made this several times My whole family loves it. Very easy to make.

  • bgranucci
    Dec 31, 1969

    Then she made a nut and cinnamon topping for the cake. Added it to half of the batter and then on top of the batter. Nuts, cinnamon and sugar!

  • bgranucci
    Dec 31, 1969

    In Paula Dean's recipe, she used a spice cake mix, added a vanilla instant pudding and 1 cup of sour cream. Bake @350 for @1hour

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