Description Edit



Prune cake

  • Serves 8

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Cream the butter and sugar smoothly together; add the egg yolks one at a time, beating after each addition.
  2. Add the vanilla, then gradually the flour, which has been sifted with the baking powder.
  3. Add the chopped prunes.
  4. Beat continually.
  5. Whip 3 egg whites stiff with the salt and fold in.
  6. Pour into a buttered loaf or funnel pan.
  7. Bake in a moderate oven (350°F) 50 minutes to 1 hour.
  8. Test for doneness.
  9. Use the other egg white to make a simple icing for the top; or use it in the cake recipe.
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