This recipe for Aunt Helaine’s Honey Cake, by Wendy Hirsch Gary, is from Feed Your Mind, Body and Soul,
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3 ½ cups sifted flour 2 ½ tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. ground cloves ¼ tsp. ginger 1 cup sugar ½ cup chopped nuts ½ cup raisins 3 eggs, separated ¼ cup vegetable oil 1¼ cup honey 1 cup strong brewed coffee, warm
Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and sugar. Add nuts and raisins. Make a well and add beaten egg yolks, oil, honey and coffee. Mix on medium speed until well-mixed. Fold in stiffly beaten eggs whites. Bake in tube pan at 350 ⁰ for 60 minutes. Invert and cool.
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