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Grady Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lee & Carol Graves
Added: Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 CUP BUTTER
2 CUPS SUGAR
4 EGGS
2 CUPS CAKE FLOUR
1 CUP MILK
1/4 TEASPOON SALT
2 SQUARES BAKING CHOCOLATE
1 CUP CHOPPED WALNUTS
1 TEASPOON VANILLA

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar, and add 4 egg yolks. Save the whites.
Alternating, sift in the flour and milk; mix well.
Add melted chocolate and salt.
Fold in 4 stiffly beaten egg whites, gently but thoroughly.
Stir in vanilla and walnuts.
Bake in two round 2x9 inch greased cake pans at 225 for 45 minutes.
Cool and frost.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was discovered in the Ford Times recipe section by Fielding H. Graves, and soon became a family favorite. Strangely enough, the origin for the recipe, as stated in the Ford Times, was the Diamond Bar Inn at Jackson, Montana. The Grady Cake was considered one of their finest recipes and was known all over the world.

 

 

 

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