Devonshire cake

Yield: 6

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Butter
2 cups Sugar
4 Eggs, well beaten
1 cup Milk
2 teaspoons Baking powder
2 tablespoons Shredded almonds
1 teaspoon Rose water
OR 1 tsp almond flavoring
¼ cup Candied orange peel
OR 1/2 cup chopped nuts
½ teaspoon Salt
3 cups Cake flour

Cream butter with sugar. Add eggs and beat thoroughly. Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder and salt. Add alternately with milk to first mixture. Add flavoring and orange peel or nuts. Pour into well-oiled loaf pan and sprinkle with shredded almonds. Bake in moderate oven (375 F) about 40 minutes. Florence Taft Eaton, Concord, MA.

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