Yield: 10 servings
LISA CRAWLEY TSPN00B
Take 9 eggs, weigh them and take same weight in sugar. Take 6 eggs, weigh them and take same weight in flour. Take 3 eggs, weigh them and take same weight in butter.
Beat the whites of 9 eggs till stiff. Fold in sugar. Then add the 9 egg yolks, well-beaten. Pour in flour gradually. Put in melted butter. Start baking in a slow oven - increase to moderate. It takes at least 1 hr. to bake. A delicious cake! SOURCE: Ellis Island Cookbook. Contributed by Violet Dolson whose grandfather brought the recipe w/ him when entering Ellis Island in 1907 from Belgium.