Total Time
55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

Recipe from Golden Oldies - Dish to Pass from Reminisce Magazine, March/April, 1994. Submitted by Louis Kohr of Washington State. Great by adding a little green food coloring either in the cake or icing for St. Patrick's Day or make for any other type Celebration. Preparation time is estimated.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whip cream until soft peaks form; gradually fold in sugar.
  3. Combine water and extract; add alternately with flour mixture to cream mixture, gently folding ingredients together each after addition and just until combined.
  4. Fold in egg whites.
  5. Spread into a greased and waxed paper lined 13x 9 inch baking dish.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes until cake tests done and is very lightly browned.
  7. Cool on rack for 10 mins, then remove from pan and cool completely.
  8. With fork, break cake into 1-1/4" pieces; set aside.
  9. For ICING, mix sugar, cream, salt and sherry until smooth. If icing is too thin, add additional sugar, if it's too thick stir in more cream.
  10. To Frost.
  11. Spear each cake cube with a fork, hold over bowl of icing and spoon icing over cake, coating all sides. Excess icing will drip back into bowl.
  12. Dip frosted cubes into chopped peanuts. Place on a wire rack to set.