Lard cake

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 \N Eggs
½ cup Lard
1 teaspoon Salt
¾ cup Evaporated milk *
1½ cup Sugar
2½ cup Flour, sifted
1 tablespoon Baking powder
1½ teaspoon Vanilla

* Mixed with ⅓ c water.

Seperate eggs; beat whites until frothy. Beat in ½ cup of the sugar; keep beating until whites form stiff peaks.

In another mixing bowl cream lard with remaining cup of sugar. When softened add flour, salt, and baking powder. Beat for about a minute.

Add egg yolks, evaporated milk mixed with water, and vanilla and mix well.

Carefully fold in egg white mixture. Bake in a 3-by-4-by-12-inch buttered cake tin for 30 minutes in 350 degree oven.

From: The Bad For You Cookbook by Chris Maynard and Bill Scheller

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