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Mom's Lane Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jane Maida

Category:
Category:
 

Cake


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cups sugar
cup shortening
1 cup milk
2 cups all purpose flour, sifted well before measuring (do not tamp down)
teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 egg whites, beaten until stiff

Directions:
Directions:
--Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy

--Add milk, mix well

--Add flour, baking powder and salt and mix well

--Fold in egg whites

--Add vanilla extract

--Bake in greased and floured pans in a 350F oven for 27-35 minutes

--Remove from oven and allow to cool

--Spread filling between layers, Frost with 7 minute frosting

--Set aside for 2 days before serving
 

Lane Cake Filling


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 egg yolks
2 cups sugar
cup butter
1 cup raisins or cup raisins and cup chopped dates
1 cup pecans, chopped
6 ounces Bourbon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
--Beat egg yolks and sugar together

--Cook in top of double boiler until thick

--Add fruit, pecans, Bourbon and vanilla extract, mix well

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:

--From Jane: "Mom" in this recipe is my mother's mother, Irene McMillan.

--From Jane: Christmas would not have been Christmas in my family without Lane Cake, divinity and my Father's, Denholm's, eggnog.

 

 

 

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