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Sherry Gold Cake

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Ingredients
  Sifted cake flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Soft butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Soft shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 5
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sherry wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sherry butter icing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350° F.
2) In a mixing bowl, add flour, sugar, baking powder and salt to sift together.
3) Fold in butter, shortening, flavoring, yolks and milk.
4) In a mixer, beat for 2 minutes at medium speed. Alternately whip vigorously by hand (300 strokes) by frequently scraping the sides and bottom of bowl.
5) Pour in wine and beat for couple of minutes more.

MAKING
6) Use a paper-lined, greased loaf pan about 9 x 5 x 2 1/2 inches to pour the batter.
7) Place inside oven and bake for 55 to 60 minutes.
8) Allow to cool.

SERVING
9) Spread Sherry Butter Icing on top before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Canadian

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