Yield: 6 Servings
|1½ cup||Chopped sweet onions|
|2 cups||All purpose flour|
|2 teaspoons||Baking powder|
|1½ cup||Granulated sugar|
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9 inch round pans.
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt in large bowl. In heavy skillet, melt 4 tablespoons butter. Saute onions until lightly crisp but not brown. Pour in mixing bowl to cool. Cream sugar with ½ stick butter and shortening. Beat until fluffy.
Add eggs, beat slowly, then add flour mixture and milk. Beat for 3 minutes. Add sauteed onions. Stir thoroughly. Pour into pans.
Bake about 30 minutes or until wooden stick comes out clean. Cool in pans about 10 minutes; turn out on wire rack and cool completely.
Frost with Creamed Icing.
Source: Rock Springs Sweet Onion Festival Cook Book 1992