Lady Baltimore Cake

8
Servings
30m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
1h
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 8 servings
OK
  • FOR ICING
  • FOR FILLING

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (160.9 g)
  • Calories 540.9
  • Total Fat - 19.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 3.4 mg
  • Sodium - 484.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 88 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.4 g
  • Sugars - 60.1 g
  • Protein - 5.8 g
  • Calcium - 210 mg
  • Iron - 1.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2

Grease and flour 2 round layer pans.

Step 3

Combine dry ingredients in a bowl, mixing well.

Step 4

Add shortening, milk and vanilla, mixing just until combined.

Step 5

In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.

Step 6

Carefully fold egg whites into cake batter in two stages.

Step 7

Pour into pan(s).

Step 8

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool.

Step 9

To make icing. combine sugar corn syrup and water in a small saucepan. Cover and heat to rolling boil on medium heat.

Step 10

Remove cover and boil without stirring till mixture reaches 245 degrees.

Step 11

Meanwhile, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form .

Step 12

Very slowly pour hot syrup in a thin stream into egg whites, beating on high till stiff peaks form.

Step 13

Add vanilla.

Step 14

To make filling: combine 1 cup of the icing with remaining filling ingredients.

Step 15

To assemble, fill layers with half the filling; spread remainder over top of cake.

Step 16

Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting.

Tips & Variations


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