Burnt Sugar Cake

Recipe by Cindy Lynn
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READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Burnt Sugar: Melt 1/2 cup sugar in a heavy pan over low heat stirring constantly until dark brown.
  • Add 1/2 cup boiling water and cook until mixture looks like molasses.
  • Cake: Sift flour, measure, add salt and baking powder and sift together.
  • In a separate bowl, cream shortening.
  • Add sugar gradually and cream well.
  • Add eggs one at a time to creamed mixture, beating thoroughly after each addition.
  • Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with milk.
  • Add burnt sugar and vanilla.
  • Bake in two greased and floured 8-inch round layer cake pans in a moderate oven (350 deg F); 30-35 minutes.
  • Cool and frost with broiled frosting colored with burnt sugar.
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