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Mom's Stawberry Meringue Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Mom's Stawberry Meringue Cake, by , is from The Johnson - Maze Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Holly Shupert
Added: Saturday, October 14, 2006


1 Yellow cake mix
1 c orange juice
1/3 c water
4 egg yolks
1 tsp grated orange peel
4 egg whites
1/4 tsp of cream of tartar
1 c sugar
1 qt fresh strawberries
2 cups whipping cream with 1/4 c of sugar

Combine cake mix, orange juice, water, egg yolks and orange
peel. Beat 4 minutes on medium speed with electric mixer.
Pour into 2 greased and waxed paperlined 9 X 1-1/2 inch
round cake pans. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar to soft
peaks. Gradually add the 1 cup of sugar, beating to stiff
peaks. Gently spread meringue evenly over batter. Bake at
350 for 35 - 40 minutes; cool completely. With flexible
spatula carefully remove layers from pans, keeping meringue
side up. Set aside a few berries for garnish and slice
remainder. Whip cream, with the 1/4 cup of sugar. Spread
2/3 of the whipped cream over meringue on bottom cake
layer. Arrange sliced berries on whipped cream. Add top
layer, meringue side up. Garnish with remaining whipped
cream and whole berries.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10 servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When I was small, my Mother, Betty Johnson, made this cake
and we took it to the Mother's Day Dinner on the grounds of the
Hollycreek Freewill Baptist Church.




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