Lane Cake

Recipe by Steve P.
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • FOR CAKE:Cream butter: gradually add sugar, beatin well.
  • Combine dry ingredients, add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  • Mix well after each addition.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Fold in egg whites.
  • Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 9 in round cake pans.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely.
  • FOR FILLING:Combine egg yolks, sugar and butter in a 2 quart saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, about 20 minutes until thickened.
  • Remove from heat, and stir in remaining ingredients.
  • Cool completely.
  • FOR Frosting: Combine the first 5 ingredients in top of a double boiler; beat 30 seconds at low speed of electric mixer or just until blended.
  • Place over boiling water; beat constantly on high speed 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add vanilla; beat an additional 1 minute or until the mixture is thick enough to spread.
  • To assemble cake: Spread filling between layers and on top of cake; spread sides with frosting.
  • Garnish with pecan halves, if desired.
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