As basic a recipe as they come.
From the box of A.D. from Lutz, Florida, by way of Pennsylvania in the 1940s, and originating in Ohio in the 1920s.
1 cup sugar
1-1/2 cup milk
4 cups flour
1 cup nut meats
4 tsp. baking powder
To 2 cups of flour add salt and baking powder and stir into the batter of sugar, egg, butter and milk.
Add other two cups of flour and nut meats. Let rise 20 minutes and bake one hour.