Southern favorite cake

Yield: 24 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Butter
1½ cup Sugar
2¾ cup Sifted cake flour
3 teaspoons Baking powder
1 cup Cold; strong black coffee
5 \N Egg whites
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
½ teaspoon Maple flavoring
¼ teaspoon Black walnut flavoring
½ cup Butter or margarine
1 cup Brown sugar
¼ cup Milk
2 cups Powdered sugar
¼ teaspoon Maple flavoring


Cream butter and sugar thoroughly. Sift flour and baking powder together and add alternately with coffee, beating well after each addition.

In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff; add vanilla, and maple and black walnut flavorings. Fold egg whites into batter. Pour batter into two 9-inch cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees about 30 minutes. Cool; frost with Elegant Carmel Frosting.

Elegant Carmel Frosting: Melt butter and add brown sugar. Bring to a boil and boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add milk and return to a boil.

Remove from heat and add powdered sugar and flavoring. Beat until smooth.

Spread on cooled cake immediately.


From a collection of my mother's (Judy Hosey) recipe box which contained lots of her favorite recipes, clippings, etc. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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