Dolly Varden Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line the bottom of two 8 inch square or a 9 inch round baking pans with waxed paper.
  • Butter the sides of the pans.
  • Sift flour, measure and resift 3 times with baking powder and salt.
  • Beat egg yolks, and set aside.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff, and set aside.
  • Cream butter, and add sugar slowly; cream well.
  • Add beaten egg yolks and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add sifted flour mixture alternately with milk in 4-5 portions, beginning and ending with flour; beat until smooth after each addition.
  • Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
  • Divide batter into 2 equal portions.
  • Add vanilla to one portion, stirring just enough to mix.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • To the remaining half of the batter, add the fruits and spices, and stir just enough to mix thoroughly.
  • Pour batter into the second prepared pan.
  • Bake layers in a 350 degree oven, the white layer 30 minutes, the dark layer 35 minutes.
  • Cool in pans on wire racks about 10 minutes, then turn out onto racks to cool completely.
  • Place spice layer on plate, and cover with a buttercream icing.
  • Place white layer on top, cover top and sides of cake with buttercream icing.
  • Slice with a very sharp knife.
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