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Preacher's Cake Recipe

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Myrtle Travis


2 Eggs
2 C. Flour
1 Can (20oz) Crushed Pineapple
tsp. Salt
2 C. Sugar
2 tsp. Vanilla
2 tsp. Baking Powder
C. Nuts (optional)

1. Slightly cream eggs and sugar.
2. Mix all other ingredients into the egg mixture.
3. Pour into an ungreased 13"x9" pan.
4. Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes in preheated oven.

Frost with:

8 oz. Cream Cheese (softened)
Stick Butter (at room temperature)
C. Chopped Nuts
tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 C. Powdered Sugar

Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl until smooth. Spread on slightly warm cake.

Alternate Frosting:

Stick Butter
C. White Sugar
C. Evaporated Milk
C. Coconut
Mix together in saucepan, boil for 2 minutes, pour over cooled cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When Aunt Runa was living, Alice always made this cake for her for reunions, she loved it. The alternative frosting recipe was used.




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