Anne's Liniment Cake - Anne of Green Gables

Recipe by Diana 2
READY IN: 55mins




  • Equipment You Will Need:
  • 2 - 9 inch round cake pans.
  • sifter.
  • large mixing bowl.
  • measuring cups.
  • measuring spoons.
  • wooden spoon.
  • electric mixer.
  • small bowl.
  • rubber spatula.
  • toothpicks.
  • 2 cooling racks.
  • oven mitts.
  • metal spatula.
  • Directions:
  • Grease and flour the cake pans. Pre-heat the oven to 350*F.
  • Measure out the sifted four, baking powder, salt and sugar and mix together in the large bowl.
  • Add the melted butter and the milk to the flour mixture and stir with the wooden spoon.
  • Beat the mixture for 1 minute with the electric mixer.
  • Break the eggs into the small bowl. add them with the vanilla to the cake batter, then beat with the mixer for another 3 minutes, constantly scraping down the sides of the bowl with the rubber spatula.
  • Pour the cake batter evenly into the two cake pans. Bake for 25 - 30 minutes.
  • Test the cakes with a toothpick. When they are done, use oven mitts to take them from the oven. Let them cool in the pans for 10 minutes.
  • Slide the blade of the metal spatula around the edges of the cakes to loosen them from the pans.
  • Place one of the cakes on a cooling rack. Place a second cooling rack on top. Hold the two racks together and flip the whole thing over. The cake is now upside-down on the rack.
  • Gently lift off the pan and transfer your cake to a plate. Repeat with the other cake.
  • Let the two layers cool completely before frosting.