Abraham Lincoln's Favorite Cake

Recipe by Dienia B.
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat egg whites until frothy.
  • Add 1 cup sugar gradually until egg whites are stiff peaks.
  • Finely chop almonds.
  • Cream the butter and remaining 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together.
  • Add vanilla extract and almond extract to buttermilk.
  • Combine nuts with flour mixture.
  • Add wet to dry by thirds.
  • Fold beaten egg whites into batter.
  • Place greased wax paper in tube pan.( i didnt do this but i wasnt flipping it out either ).
  • Turn batter into a 10-inch tube pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 1 hour or until cake tests done.
  • Frost with boiled icing.
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