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Ribbon Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4 , beaten
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 3 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4 , stiffly beaten
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Dried currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Citron 1 Pound, diced
  Molasses 2 Tablespoon
  Brandy 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Red jelly 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla frosting 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Cream butter and sugar and add egg yolks.
Stir in milk.
Sift flour with baking powder and salt and gradually add to first mixture, mixing well after each addition.
Fold in egg whites.
Divide batter into thirds.
Grease three 9-inch square pans.
Pour two thirds of batter into two pans.
Add rest of ingredients except jelly and frosting to remaining batter; mix well and turn into third pan.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (375°F.).
White layers will take 30 to 35 minutes; fruit layer 45 to 50 minutes.
Turn out on cake racks to cool.
Place one white layer on a large plate; spread with red jelly.
Set fruit layer over this and spread with red jelly.
Top with remaining white layer.
Trim sides, if necessary, to make straight edges.
Frost top and sides with Vanilla Frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Raisin
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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