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Minnehaha Cake

Suzanne Stull

Suzanne Stull

The cake is named after an Indian Princess. Minnehaha means Laughing Water. The cake is beautiful and is a great Christmas cake. Originally submitted to CakeRecipe.com.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 419 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 20.6 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 56g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 148 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Beat together the white sugar and butter. Add the eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine the flour and baking powder. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk.
  2. Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until tests done.
  3. To Make Frosting: Beat together with an electric mixer the brown sugar, egg whites, water and salt. Place in a double boiler over rapidly boiling water, stirring constantly. Cook 10 minutes or until frosting will stand in peaks. Remove from heat and add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until thick. Spread on cake. Decorating: Place one large raisin in each corner. Then place toasted almonds, toasted pecans, red and green cherries all over the cake.
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Reviews

SATS36
5

SATS36

12/23/2003

I served it for company the first time I made it - absolutely delicious!!! The icing doesn't always come out exactly (i.e. doesn't always stand in 'peaks') but if all else fails I just drizzle it over the cake and let it harden.

Michelle J Cramer
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Michelle J Cramer

2/17/2012

THIS TURNED OUT GREAT! MY FAMILY GOT A BIG KICK OUT OF IT, MY HUSBAND'S GREAT GRANDMA'S NAME WAS MINNEHAHA!