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Old Fashion Hot Milk Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashion Hot Milk Cake, by , is from Eating at Grammy Nell's: A Good Experience, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nell Phillips


1 cup milk
1/2 butter
4 eggs
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a sauce pan or microwave, heat the milk and butter until the butter is melted and the milk scalded.
3. In mixing bowl, beat the eggs well. Gradually beat in sugar. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
4. Pour the milk mixture into the egg mixture and add the vanilla. Using a whisk, mix well.
5. Pour batter into a greased 9 x 13 pan/ Bake the cake for 25 to 30 minutes.
6. Frost with Chocolate Frosting
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup cocoa
3 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup brewed coffee.
1. Using an electric mixer, cream butter; Add cocoa blending well.
2. Add powdered sugar and vanilla
3. Add coffee, a little at a time, until spreading consistency. Add more coffee, a few drops at a time if the frosting is too thick. Makes frosting for one 9x13 " cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nana's She talked about a milkless, sugarless, eggless cake. Can't find recipe. She liked coffee in cakes. Grandma Holden did too I know Nana said she used it to flavor icings.




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