Amalgamation Cake

Our American Family:The Youngs Young Recipe

By Our American Family:The Youngs Young OurAmFam_Youngs

Pauline Young always made an Amalgamation Cake at the Young Family Christmas. It was a favorite of the family. The recipe that she used has been lost but this recipe is close to the one she made. It takes a lot of time to make but it is guaranteed that all of it will be eaten.


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Ingredients

2 c
sugar
2 c
margarine
8
egg whites
1 c
milk
3 tsp
baking powder
3 c
flour
FILLING
1 c
margarine
1 c
walnuts (chopped)
1 c
pecans (chopped)
1 c
raisins
1 c
shredded coconut
2 c
sugar
8
egg yolks
1 Tbsp
flour
Janet Tharpe

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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat egg whites until stiff. Mix other ingredients for cake (sugar, margarine, milk, baking powder, flour). Fold egg whites into cake mixture. Bake in three 9-inch greased and floured cake pans at 350 degrees for approximately 30 minutes.
2
For filling: Mix all ingredients in double boiler or iron skillet. Cook until thick.
3
Split cakes layers. Spread filling between split layers and on top and sides.
4
You can add color by adding maraschino cherries to the filling.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes