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Penuche Cake June 2, 2013

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Aunt Bert was Bertha Euphrates Follensbee, Nana Hazel’s aunt, who had eight children and made this cake.



½ cup butter

1 cup brown sugar

1 egg, plus 1 egg yolk

1 1/3 cup cake flour

½ tsp salt

½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp baking powder

½ tsp cinnamon

½ cup sour milk



1 egg white

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup pecans



Cream butter and add sugar gradually. Add eggs. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with sour milk. Pour into square pan.

For the frosting, gradually add sugar to beaten egg whites and sprinkle with nuts.

There were no baking times or temperatures with this recipe.