Mud hen cake

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Butter
1 cup Sugar
2 \N Egg yolks
1 \N Egg white (save the other one)
1½ cup Flour
1 pinch Salt
1 teaspoon Baking powder
2 tablespoons Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1½ cup Pecans; chopped
1 cup Brown sugar

Cream butter and sugar; add egg yolks and 1 egg white. Mix. Add flour, salt, baking powder, milk and vanilla. Mix well. After ingredients are well mixed, add pecans. Mix. Spread mixture in a greased and floured 9x13 inch pan and cover with egg white mixture (take remaining egg white, beat stiffly, then add 1 cup brown sugar).

Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes. Cut in squares and top with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. Cherries and nuts may be added if desired.

This recipe is about 100 years old.

From <A Taste of Louisiana>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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