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Abraham Lincoln's Favorite Cake

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“The President's own White House Cookbook by Jones. this is a great cake i ground a cup of almonds in food processor and used 11/2 cups egg beaters egg whites (ACTUALLY IT was closer to 2 cups )this is a moist really good tasting cake and used the 1/4 c flaked almonds on top”
1hr 30mins
1 10 inch tube cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat egg whites until frothy.
  2. Add 1 cup sugar gradually until egg whites are stiff peaks.
  3. Finely chop almonds.
  4. Cream the butter and remaining 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together.
  6. Add vanilla extract and almond extract to buttermilk.
  7. Combine nuts with flour mixture.
  8. Add wet to dry by thirds.
  9. Fold beaten egg whites into batter.
  10. Place greased wax paper in tube pan.( i didnt do this but i wasnt flipping it out either ).
  11. Turn batter into a 10-inch tube pan.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 1 hour or until cake tests done.
  13. Frost with boiled icing.

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