Nun's Cake

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Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
1 hr 20 mins

This cake is similar to a pound cake and should be served without icing. Aging improves the flavor and it is best when two or three days old.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift flour once, measure. Add baking powder and salt and sift three times.
  2. Cream shortening, gradually adding sugar. Cream thoroughly.
  3. Add egg yolks and unbeaten egg whites. Beat 1 minute. Combine flour mixture and milk alternately with creamed mixture.
  4. Beat very well. Add flavoring.
  5. Pour into greased springform pan with tube inset.
  6. Bake 1 hour and 20 minutes in moderate oven, 325 to 350 degrees.
  7. To remove cake, push down on tapered clamp and release spring rim.