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Tea Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Tea Cake, by , is from Mother's Day Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Monday, May 5, 2008


1/2 lb. butter
1 c. sugar
3 eggs
8 oz. sour cream
1 Tbsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. flour
3 heaping tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
For topping:
5 level tsp. of sugar
1/2 Tbsp. cinnamon
chopped walnuts

Cream butter and sugar together, then mix in eggs and add sour cream. Sift together all the dry ingredients and add to the other mixture. Heat oven to 350. Pour batter into 10" tube pan. Place in oven for 10 minutes and then add topping. For the topping mix together all the above ingredients and pour on top of cake. Place back in the oven and bake for another 25 minutes. Test it to see if knife comes out clean.




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