Gone With The Wind Cake

Gone With The Wind Cake Recipe

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Barbara Eaton


I don't know where this came from, but found it stuck in an old family scrap books. I don't make it very often because I can't stay out of it.


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15 Min
35 Min


  • 2 c
    cake flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
  • ·
    baked on topping as follows
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Gone With The Wind Cake


  1. All ingredients should be at room temperature.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Sift and measure flour.
  4. Add baking powder, salt, sugar, and sift again into large mixer bowl.
  5. Add shortening, milk, and vanilla. Beat 2 minutes.
  6. Add unbeaten eggs, and beat 1 minute more.
  7. Pour into greased 9 x 13" pan.
    Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  9. Gradually add brown sugar and beat until well mixed.
  10. Spread over the top of the cake batter, sprinkle with nute and bake for 35 minutes.

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About Gone With The Wind Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes

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