Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine dry ingredients (except walnuts)
Combine wet ingredients
Combine all ingredients together vigorously with a rubber spatula. Add walnuts if desired.
Lightly grease a Pyrex loaf pan.
Pour batter into pan. If you are including walnuts, sprinkle walnut dust on top.
Bake for one hour or until it passes the tooth pick test.