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This is a French Canadian recipe from Quebec. It is a feather light dessert.

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease thoroughly a fluted 2 quart ring mold, and dust lightly with flour.

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  • Sift pastry flour, salt, and baking powder together.

  • In a large bowl, cream shortening well. Gradually blend in 1 1/2 cups sugar, eggs, vanilla, and 3 tablespoons cognac; beat until light and fluffy. Gently blend sifted ingredients alternately with the milk and cream into the creamed mixture. Pour batter into ring mold.

  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Remove from pan, and allow to cool.

  • In a clean, cold bowl, beat the 2 cups whipping cream until peaks form. Stir in 1/4 cup sugar and coffee powder. Frost the cake with whipped cream. When serving, drizzle cake with a few drops of cognac.

Nutrition Facts

500.5 calories; 5.2 g protein; 48.8 g carbohydrates; 108.3 mg cholesterol; 239.3 mg sodium. Full Nutrition