Mary Todd Lincoln Cake

Recipe by Claudia Dawn
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cake:.
  • Cream sugar, butter and vanilla.
  • Sift together cake flour and baking powder three times.
  • Add to creamed mixture alternatively with milk.
  • Stir in almonds.
  • Gently fold in the egg whites.
  • Pour into two greased and floured 9 x 1 1/2 inch round baking pans.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  • White Frosting:.
  • Bring to boiling, sugar, water, cream of tartar and salt. Boil until sugar dissolves.
  • Put egg whites in mixing bowl. Start beater and while egg whites are beating, very slowly add hot syrup.
  • Beat until stiff peaks form, about 7 minutes.
  • Beat in vanilla for one more minute.
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