Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

One of my favorite cakes, although I have never baked them in two round cake pans I can't see any reason not to ,the baking time would be adjusted slightly..

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 13x9-inch baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and all three spices.
  4. Mix well; set aside.
  5. In another bowl, beat egg yolks, oil and water together.
  6. Stir in lemon juice, beat for 2 minutes.
  7. Gradually beat into dry ingredients, until smooth.
  8. In another small bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff, but not dry; Fold into batter, mix well (do not beat).
  9. Pour batter into buttered prepared baking pan.
  10. Bake 50-55 minutes, or until cake test done.
  11. TO MAKE ICING: In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat and stir in flour and salt.
  12. Cook for 1 minute while stirring (do not brown butter).
  13. Stir in cream; cook until mixture thickens.
  14. Remove from heat and add in brown sugar, mix well.
  15. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  16. Add icing sugar and vanilla; mix well.
  17. Spread cake with caramel icing; serve immediately.

Reviews

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This was excellent! It was a lot of fun to make because it's not your traditional recipe. I added a 1/4 teaspoon of allspice with the other spices. Also, it baked in 45 minutes. Keep an eye on it because it will brown up pretty fast! A nice tall cake and very moist. My family loved it!

Chef AngieW April 17, 2008

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