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Total Time
50mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins

I was lucky enough to visit Aruba. Lots of sun, sand, and beauty. This recipe is a forever special occasion favorite among Arubans. There are still cashew trees growing on the island. Adapted from Recipe Island.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cake:.
  2. Cream margarine and sugar until smooth. Add egg whites and mix well. Add the rest of the cake ingredients and mix well. Grease a 9″ round cake pan and bake at 350ºF for 25 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Frosting:.
  4. Beat egg whites with sugar until stiff. Add margarine, salt, almond extract and beat well. Spread on top and sides of cake.
  5. SERVING SUGGESTIONS:.
  6. Traditional decorations are maraschino cherries and lime confetti(small pieces of shredded lime peel).