1 cup sugar
1 cup shorting
2 cups flour
citeron, raisens, candied Pineapple, orange peel, candied cherries
1/4 blanched almonds
1/2 teaspoon B.P. [baking powder-added at bottom of recipe]
add sugar (together)
gradually beat eggs in one at a time
Put half of almonds on top cake
start in very warm oven
Sometimes Aunt Pit didn't tell us the exact oven temperatures. Here's a cheat sheet.
Cool oven 250°F
Slow oven 250–350°F
Moderate oven 350–375°F
Hot oven 375–450°F
©Roberta Tuller 2020
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