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Self - Iced Spice Cake Recipe

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Elsie Moser


2 cup once sifted pastry flour
2 tsp. baking powder
tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
tsp. each: cloves, ginger, allspice, nutmeg & mace
cup washed & dried seedless raisins
cup chopped walnuts
⅔ cup butter or margarine
1 cup brown sugar
3 egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla
⅔ cup milk

Topping: 3 egg whites & 1 cup brown sugar

Mix and sift 3 times - flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, allspice, nutmeg and mace. Mix in raisins and walnuts. Cream butter and blend in brown sugar, egg yolk and vanilla. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with milk.

Spread batter into a greased 9" square pan which has been lined with greased paper.

Beat stiff the egg whites and a few grains of salt. Beat in the brown sugar. Spread over the cake. Sprinkle with nuts and bake in a slow oven 325 for 1 - 1 hours. Cover lightly with brown paper for last half hour.




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