Mace Nut Cake
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Eggs||3 , separated|
|Sifted cake flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Bottled milk/1/3 cup evaporated milk and 1/3 cup water mixed together||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
Work shortening with back of spoon until fluffy and creamy.
Then gradually add sugar, while continuing to work with spoon until light.
Beat egg yolks with egg beater until very thick and lemon-colored.
Add to sugar mixture, while beating thoroughly with spoon.
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and mace 3 times, then add nuts.
Add this .flour mixture alternately in thirds with milk in halves to sugar mixture, while beating smooth with a spoon after each addition.
Lastly beat egg whites until stiff, then fold into cake mixture.
Turn into a greased and floured 9" tube pan.
Bake in a moderate oven of 350ºF for 1 hr 15 min., or until done.
Needs no frosting.
Keeps well, too.