"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Grandma Gert's Pet Milk Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bonnie Kolton
Added: Sunday, December 9, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C sugar + 1/4 C for topping
3 C flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
2 sticks butter, cut into pieces, divided 3/4 and 1/4
1 large can (12 oz?) Pet Brand Milk
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 C corn flake crumbs (optional)
1/2 C chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
2 C sugar
3 C flour 3 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
Add 2 sticks butter cut in pieces..put machine on pulse and pulse it until the mixture looks like little clumps of wet sand.
Remove 1/4 C to be used for topping.
add 1 large can (12 ounces?) of Pet Brand Milk
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
a pinch of nutmeg
Pulse on and off until mixture is smooth. Stop as soon as it is smooth.
Spray a 9 x 13 pan with Pam. Pour in cake mixture.
Top with the following:
1/4 reserved cake mixture
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup chopped nuts
1/4 cup corn flake crumbs (optional)
Use as much or as little of the topping ingredients as you wish...
Try a little cinnamon or nutmeg, brown sugar, etc.
Bake 350 degrees for about an hour or until top springs back when pressed with your finger


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Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I do this in the Cuisinart.

 

 

 

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