Lady Baltimore Cake

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This cake is a real beauty covered with soft icing. You may substitute sherry for vanilla if you choose.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 to 9 - inch round layer cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup milk

  • 6 egg whites

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 recipe Lady Baltimore Frosting

  • ½ cup raisins, coarsely chopped

  • cup chopped pecans

  • cup chopped candied cherries

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch round layer pans.

  2. In a large bowl, cream butter or margarine, 1 1/4 cups sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla together well. Beat until light and fluffy.

  3. Stir flour, baking powder, and salt together in another bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture in 3 parts alternating with milk in 2 parts, beginning and ending with flour.

  4. Using clean beaters, beat egg whites in mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Add 1/2 cup sugar gradually while beating until stiff. Fold whipped egg whites into batter. Pour into prepared pans.

  5. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean. Cool.

  6. To Make Filling: Stir 2 cups Lady Baltimore Frosting, raisins, nuts, cherries, and 2 teaspoons vanilla or sherry all together. Use as filling to spread between layers. Spread remaining frosting on tops and sides of cake.

Tips

Get the recipe for Lady Baltimore Frosting.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

440 Calories
19g Fat
63g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 440
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 368mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 166mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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