Cream brown sugar, white sugar and butter together. Add eggs one at a time. Add flour alternating with milk, beginning and ending with flour. Add vanilla, baking powder and nuts. Flour and grease tube pan. Pour batter into tube pan. Bake cake at 350 degrees for 1 ½ hours.
*** Do not preheat oven. Start cake baking in a cold oven set at 350 degrees.