Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is for a discussion of vintage cookbook recipes. This is From the 1941 edition of The New American Cookbook by Lily Haxworth Wallace.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored.
  2. Add sugar and water.
  3. Add the nuts, bread crumbs, baking powder, and shortening.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add vanilla and fold in Stiffly beaten egg whites.
  6. Bake in 2 greased layer cake pans in hot oven (400°F) 15- 20 minutes.
  7. When cool, spread whipped cream, sweetened and flavored, between layers and on top of cake.