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Caramel Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine / shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs), firmly packed
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Cake flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
  Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Caramel frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

1. Start oven, set at Moderate, 375° F. Rub 2 8-inch layer pans with margarine or shortening.
2. Cream the butter, margarine or shortening until soft; gradually add the sugar, beating thoroughly until light and creamy. Add the egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
3. Sift the flour and the baking powder together; add alternately with the milk in 3 portions to the creamed mixture; beat well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla then the nuts.
4. Whip the egg whites and salt stiff; fold into the batter.
5. Pour the mixture into the pans. Bake about 20 minutes.
6. Let the layers cool, then frost with Caramel Frosting or Icing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Caramel
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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