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Lady Baltimore Cake

Lady Baltimore Cake

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This cake is a real beauty covered with soft icing. You may substitute sherry for vanilla if you choose.

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  • Calories:
  • 440 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 18.5 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 63.4g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 6.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 368 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch round layer pans.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter or margarine, 1 1/4 cups sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla together well. Beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Stir flour, baking powder, and salt together in another bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture in 3 parts alternating with milk in 2 parts, beginning and ending with flour.
  4. Using clean beaters, beat egg whites in mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Add 1/2 cup sugar gradually while beating until stiff. Fold whipped egg whites into batter. Pour into prepared pans.
  5. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean. Cool.
  6. To Make Filling: Stir 2 cups Lady Baltimore Frosting, raisins, nuts, cherries, and 2 teaspoons vanilla or sherry all together. Use as filling to spread between layers. Spread remaining frosting on tops and sides of cake.
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Reviews

SaraB
20
9/29/2007

My Grandmother and my Mother used to make this cake. It was soooooooooo good. I had lost the recipe in all my movings over the years, Now I'v got it back. Thanks a heap. Wouldn't change a thing.

EASYLYVIN
14
8/31/2008

I'll give this 5 stars, it tastes good, however I probably won't make it again. I have another white cake recipe that I use and get similar results without jumping through all the hoops. It is good and worth trying. Thanks.

Ali
11
2/1/2010

My boss who is an awesome chef/baker wanted her mom to make her famous LB cake, but she wouldn't so I took a stab at it and this turned out great! Everyone loved it, even boss's mom!