Black walnut nuts are shelled commercially in the United States. The nutmeats provide a robust, distinctive, natural flavor and crunch as a food ingredient. Popular uses include ice cream, baking and confection. Consumers include black walnuts in traditional treats such as cakes, cookies, fudge, and pies during the fall holiday season. The nut's strong nutritional profile leads to uses in other foods such as salads, fish, pork, chicken, vegetables and pasta dishes. Nutritionally similar to the milder-tasting English walnut, the black walnut is high in unsaturated fat and protein and has no cholesterol.
Black walnut nuts are shelled commercially in the United States. The nutmeats provide a rob