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November 9, 2004

Lady Baltimore Cake


1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
3 1/2 cups pastry flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup milk
6 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Lady Balitmore Cake Icing
2 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup water
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cups raisens
2/3 cups chopped pecans
3 shredded figs

Cream butter and add sugar gradually. Mix and sift all dry ingredients and alternatly with the milk, beginning with the flour mixture. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold them in gently. Add vanilla extract. Bake in three 7-inch layer cake pans at a temperature of 360 degrees (moderate oven) for about 25 minutes.
Directions for Icing
Cook sugar, corn syrup, water and salt together until the temperature of 248 degrees is reached or to the firm ball stage. Pour the hot syrup into the well beaten egg whites while beating constantly. Add vanilla extract and continue beating until the frosting will hold its shape when tossed over the back of a spoon. Now stir in your raisins, pecans and shredded figs.

January 8, 2006

Waffles


2 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
2 eggs
1/3 cup melted butter
Mix and sift all dry ingredients. Beat egg yolks thoroughly and add milk to them. Stir the milk mixture into the dru ingredients. Add melted butter and fold in the well beaten egg whites.
Bee Brand Variations
(of course you can use whatever brand, just quoting the book here)
1- Spiced Waffles: Add 1/4 cup brown sugar together with 1 teaspoon of Bee Brand Cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon of Bee Brand Allspice and 1/4 teaspoon of Bee Brand Nutmeg to the dry ingredients and proceed as directed.
2- Pecan Waffles: Add 1/2 cup of chopped pecan nut meats together with 1 teaspoon of Bee Brand Cinnamon to the dry ingredients. Proceed as directed.
3- Waffles - A la Bee Brand: Make a syrup of 2 cups of sugar, 1 cup of water, 2 tablespoons white corn syrup and 1/2 teaspoon of Bee Brand Maple Flavor. Boil one minute and serve with hot crispy waffles.
- From 1929 Flavor and Spice Booklet

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