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Five Flavor Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Five Flavor Cake, by , is from The Otey Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Thursday, August 23, 2007


2 sticks butter
1/2 c vegetable shortening
3 c sugar
5 egg, well beaten
3 c flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 c milk
1 tsp coconut flavor
1 tsp rum extract
1 tsp butter flavor
1 tsp lemon extract
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 c sugar
1/2 c water
1 tsp each, coconut, rum, butter, lemon, vanilla and almond extracts

Cream butter, shortening, and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, which have been beaten until lemon colored. Combine flour and baking powder and add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in flavorings, spoon mixture into prepared 10" tube pan and bake at 325 for 1 1/2 hours or until cake tests done. Add glaze and cool in pan 10 minutes before turning out.
Combine ingredients in heavy saucepan. Bring to boil, stir until sugar is melted. Pour on one half of the glaze while cake is in pan, and the other half when removed.




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