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Catholic Recipe: Anniversary Cake

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 3 cups sifted cake flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 cups rich milk or half-and-half, divided
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon rum or rum flavoring
  • Details

  • Yield: 9 inch tube pan
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Cost: n/a
  • For Ages: n/a
  • Origin:

This is another pretty cake for an anniversary party. Use fresh flowers for trimming.

DIRECTIONS

Stir shortening until softened. Mix and sift flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt; add to shortening. Add half the milk or half-and-half, with egg yolks, to shortening and flour mixture; mix until flour is dampened. Beat 1 minute. Add remaining milk and flavoring. Beat 2 minutes. Bake in greased and floured 9-inch tube pan at 325° for 1-1/4 hours. Let stand in pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan to cake rack. When cool, frost with cooked frosting made with 4 egg whites. Tint frosting with food coloring, if desired. Fill center with small fresh flowers.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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