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Lady Baltimore Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dessie Caro Garland, Texas
Added: Monday, July 17, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 3/4 cups cake flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup butter (softened)
1 1/4 cups sugar
1tsp vanilla
3/4 cup milk
3 egg whites (about 1/2 cup)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour two 8 inch round cake pans. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir them together onto a piece of waxed paper. Put butter and sugar into mixing bowl and beat until smooth and well blended. Stir in vanilla and milk in two stages, alternating with flour mixture, beating after each addition until smooth and well blended. In separate bowl beat egg whites until stiff, but moist. Gently stir one third of beaten egg whites into batter; then scoop up remaining egg whites, drop them into the batter and fold them in. Divide batter between prepared pans. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven; let cool in their pans for 5 minutes; then turnout on wire racks. Cool completely then fill and frost with recipe and directions in this section. Serves: 8 Prep: 30 min.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Lady and Lord Baltimore cake were favorite party cakes of pioneers.

 

 

 

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