I found this recipe a long time ago online and am posting it to preserve for future use. From the Swan's Down Cake Flour company. Cooling time not included in preparation time.
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- 3 cups cake flour, sifted (Swan's Down brand preferred)
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup butter, softened (not spread or tub product)
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1 1/4 cups milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 egg whites (whipped to soft peaks)
Frosting and Fillng
- 1Preheat oven to 375F and grease two 9" round cake pans.
- 2Add flour and salt to sifted flour; sift together three times.
- 3Cream butter thoroughly; add sugar gradually and cream together until light and fluffy.
- 4Add flour mixture alternatly with the milk, a little at a time, beating after each addition until smooth.
- 5Add vanila; stir whipped egg whites quickly but thoroughly into batter.
- 6Pour into prepared pans and bake for 25 minutes or until cakes test done.
- 7Let cool in pans for five minutes; turn out onto cooling rack to finish cooling.
- 8For the frosting/filling: Combine egg whites, water, sugar and corn syrup in the top of a double boiler; beat with a whisk until thoroughly mixed.
- 9Cook for seven minutes or until the frosting stands in peaks.
- 10Remove from double boiler; add flavoring and beat until thick enough to spread.
- 11For the filling: scald figs and raisins and chop.
- 12Add enough frosting to the chopped fruit and nuts to make a filling that wll spread easily on the cooled cake.
- 13Spread filling between the layers.
- 14Spread the remaining frostng on top and sides of cake.
- 15While the frosting is soft, sprinkle top of cake with chopped candied cherries and additional chopped figs, raisins and nuts.
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Nutritional Facts for Swan's Down Lady Baltimore Cake
Serving Size: 1 (181 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 485.3
- Calories from Fat 107
- Total Fat 11.9 g
- Saturated Fat 5.8 g
- Cholesterol 23.8 mg
- Sodium 336.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 90.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
- Sugars 58.3 g
- Protein 6.8 g