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Scripture Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carmela Mallia Luke
Added: Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-2/3 c all-purpose flour (Judges 6:19)
1/2 c chopped dates (Song of Solomon 7:7)
1/4 c butter (softened) (Genesis 18:8)
2/3 c honey (Genesis 43:11)
1/3 c milk (Isaiah 7:22)
1 t baking powder (Leviticus 23:17)
1/2 t salt (Ezra 6:9,)
1/2 t ground cinnamon (2 Chronicles 9:9)
1/8 t baking soda (Leviticus 23:17)
1 egg (Deuteronomy 22:6)
Powdered sugar (Isaiah 43:24)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease & flour square pan, 8x8x2 in.
Beat all ingredients except powdered sugar on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly.
Beat on high speed 1 minute, scraping bowl occasionally.
Pour into pan.
Bake 30 to 35 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes our clean.
Cool 10 min; sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Serve warm or cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
In colonial times, people were expected to know the Bible very well. Originally, this recipe gave measurements for ingredients that were unnamed- the cook was referred to the appropriate section of the Bible to find out what was actually being measured! We'll make it easy and give you the measurements, the ingredients and the biblical reference.

 

 

 

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