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Minnehaha Cake

"The cake is named after an Indian Princess. Minnehaha means Laughing Water. The cake is beautiful and is a great Christmas cake. Originally submitted to CakeRecipe.com."
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Ingredients

servings 419 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (9 x 13 inch cake)

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Directions

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  1. Beat together the white sugar and butter. Add the eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine the flour and baking powder. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk.
  2. Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until tests done.
  3. To Make Frosting: Beat together with an electric mixer the brown sugar, egg whites, water and salt. Place in a double boiler over rapidly boiling water, stirring constantly. Cook 10 minutes or until frosting will stand in peaks. Remove from heat and add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until thick. Spread on cake. Decorating: Place one large raisin in each corner. Then place toasted almonds, toasted pecans, red and green cherries all over the cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 419 calories; 20.6 g fat; 56 g carbohydrates; 6.2 g protein; 35 mg cholesterol; 148 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I served it for company the first time I made it - absolutely delicious!!! The icing doesn't always come out exactly (i.e. doesn't always stand in 'peaks') but if all else fails I just drizzle i...

THIS TURNED OUT GREAT! MY FAMILY GOT A BIG KICK OUT OF IT, MY HUSBAND'S GREAT GRANDMA'S NAME WAS MINNEHAHA!