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Mother's Spanish Bun Cake

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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 30-40 minutes

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Ingredients You'll Need

Cake Ingredients:
2 C flour
1/2 C shortening
1 C brown sugar
2 egg yolks
1/2 to 3/4 C milk
3 tsp baking powder
Nutmeg, mace, and cinnamon (1 tsp all together)
½ tsp salt
½ tsp vanilla

Icing Ingredients:
2 egg whites
3/4 C brown sugar
3/4 C chopped nuts


Cake Directions:

Sift flour

Measure flour and sift again with spices, salt and baking powder.

Cream shortening and sugar thoroughly.

Beat in egg yolks.

Add flour mixture alternately with milk.

Add vanilla.

Line 9" (or larger) round pan with oiled paper or butter

Pour in batter.

Spread icing on top of batter.

Sprinkle remaining nuts on top

Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) for 30-40 minutes

Icing Directions:

Beat whites very stiff

Add sugar to egg whites gradually

Then add ½ cup of the nuts

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