ABE LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY CAKE

ABE LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY CAKE
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Ingredients

1 c butter
1 c sugar
1 c milk
3 c flour
3 tsp baking powder
6 egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 c chopped almonds
BOILED ICING
1 c sugar
1/2 c water
1 tsp white vinegar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla

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Eddie Jordan Recipe
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Eddie's notes for this recipe:
This is a amazing cake to make for ol Abe's Birthday coming up
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Directions

1
Cream butter well, add sugar and cream again
2
Sift flour and baking powder together.
3
Add to butter and sugar mixture, mixing alternately with milk. Stir in the chopped almonds and beat well
4
Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites.
5
Pour into a well greased paper lined pan and bake one (1 ) hour in a 350 degree oven.
6
Ice with boiled icing to which you have added half cup of candied pineapple and cherries, cut into very small pieces.
7
BOILED ICING
8
Combine first 3 ingredients in a heavy sauce pan. Stir until sugar is dissolved
9
Cover, bring to a boil and cook 3 minutes.
10
Uncover and let boil to soft ball stage.
11
Beat egg whites and i tbsp cold water until stiff
12
Add hot syrup and vanilla gradually.
13
Beat until icing stands in soft peaks, put on cake. Top with candied pineapple for Abe and cherries for George.

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user Eddie Jordan EDWARDCARL - Feb 6, 2012
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user Eddie Jordan EDWARDCARL - Feb 6, 2012
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user SHIRLEY ROSENBERG barberist - Feb 7, 2012
what's moderate, 350?
user Eddie Jordan EDWARDCARL - Feb 7, 2012
Yes 350 degrees.

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