"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

AMALGAMATION CAKE Recipe

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This recipe for AMALGAMATION CAKE, by , is from Family & Friends, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Annie T. Paschall
Added: Sunday, July 6, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 tbsp. cinnamon
11/2 cups butter
2 tbsps. allspice
2 tbsps. baking soda
1 tbsp. cloves
6 eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp. salt
4 cups plain flour
1 pint blackberry jam
1 cup ground raisins
2 cups buttermilk

Icing:
8 egg yolks
1/2 cup butter
2 cups ground raisins
2 cups sugar
1 cups coconut
2 cups pecan pieces
1 tsp. salt
1 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
Mix dry ingredients together. Add butter, eggs, buttermilk, and jam. .Add ground raisins and mix thoroughly. Bake at 350 until done. This recipe makes 4 or 5 layers.

Icing: Mix sugar, salt, butter, milk, and egg yolks together. Cook in double boiler for 30 minutes. Remove from stove and add raisins, coconut and pecans. If too stiff, thin with boiling water.
Cakes freeze well.

 

 

 

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