Amalgamation Cake (Using a Cake Mix)

Total Time
51mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 36 mins

I ate this cake while visiting a friend who used to live in Florence Al. She got the recipe from a co-worker of hers, She hates to share recipes, but I was persistant. (Hey is that like obnoxious?) Fantastic cake, does not even randomly taste like it started with a cake mix. Don't substitute any ingredients, I tried and failed. You can use any white frosting you like.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly spray bottom of 2 8 inch round baking pans.
  3. Combine cake mix, water and egg whites.
  4. Mix on low speed for 1 minute.
  5. Beat on low speed for 2 minutes.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  7. Bake for 32-36 minutes.
  8. Cool in pans on cooling rack for 15 minutes.
  9. Remove from pans.
  10. Filling:.
  11. In a double boiler combine egg yolks, flour 2 cups sugar and butter.
  12. Cook over low heat until thick.
  13. I used a large bowl and cooked it in the microwave on 50% until thickened.
  14. Add walnuts, pecans, raisins and coconut.
  15. Mix well.
  16. Spread filling between cooled layers and on side of cake.
  17. Frost top with any white frosting.

Reviews

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This cake was good, although some members of family didn't care for it, I did. I also thought it made a great presentation. I did have some problems making it, as I expected the butter, eggs, flour, and sugar to get thicker, it seemed to stay same consistency from beginning to end. Which turned out to be ok, but I didn't know it at the time, and it worried me. Thanx for posting.

Baby Chevelle April 23, 2006

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