You are here: Home » Recipes » Caribbean Christmas Ring Caribbean Christmas Ring Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 20-24 servings Prep 20 mins Cook 20 mins PrintEmail Ingredients 3 tablespoons shortening2-1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts1 cup flour1/2 cup whole wheat flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda3/4 cup softened butter1-1/3 cup sugar3 -- egg1 cup sour cream or plain nonfat yogurt1 -- ripe banana, mashed2 tablespoons orange liqueur (cointreau, triple sec)Orange Sugar Glaze1 cup powdered sugar, sifted2 tablespoons orange juice Instructions Thoroughly grease a 10 to 12 cup microwave-safe bundt pan with shortening; sprinkle with ½ cup of the chopped walnuts to coat evenly. Sift flours, baking powder and baking soda. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy; beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir sour cream or yogurt, banana and liqueur into egg mixture. Fold flour mixture into banana-egg batter; stir in remaining walnuts. Spoon into prepared pan and place on top of microwave-proof bowl in microwave, bringing cake up to center of oven. Cook on medium 10 minutes, then on high 5 to 7 minutes until cake tests done, turning twice. Let cake stand 15 minutes. Turn out onto serving plate. Let cool. Mix sifted powdered sugar and orange juice until smooth. Pour glaze evenly over cake and serve.