An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Pineapple Ice Box Cake


this lucisous cake tastes marvelous


Taste and health benefits of Butter, Shortening (Crisco/Spry), and Lard are still hotly debated. Aunt Pit wasn't afraid of any of them.

2 cups sifted cake flour
1 1/4 cup sugar
3 1/2 teaspoons B.P. [baking powder]
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup spry [shortening]
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
7/8 cup canned pineapple juice
1 teaspoon Vanilla
3 egg whites unbeaten

sift flour, B.P. & salt in mixing bowl
drop in spry, lemon rind,
add pineapple juice & vanilla
beat 200 strokes 2 min by hand or mixer at low speed
add egg whites
beat 200 strokes or 2 min. by hand or mixer

bake in 2 square 8 x 8 inch spry coated pans in moderate oven 360°25 to 30 min

chill layers and split in half
spread pineapple filling and whipped cram between layers
cover top [with] whipped cream
store in refrigerator several hours before serving
serve in slices.

p a filling

3/4 c. sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons corn starch
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/8 tea salt
grated rind of lemon
3 egg yolks
1/2 cup p a juice

in double boiler



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Quakers & Mennonites
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German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

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