“THE BEST CAKE EVER! From Great-grandmother, New Orleans, LA, May 16 1934. I am trying to get all these well worn, yellowed pages down for posterity and the enjoyment of others. *Serve with Caramel Icing.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream shortening and sugar; add beaten yolks.
  2. Sift dry ingredients and add alternately with sour cream and water.
  3. Fold in beaten egg whites and vanilla.
  4. Bake in 10" square pan at 325* for 50 minutes.
  5. CARAMEL ICING: Mix all ingredients toegether, boil 20 minutes; then beat a little and spread on cooled cake.

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