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Moravian Hickory Nut Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 8 Egg
  • 1 lb Sugar
  • 1 c Butter
  • 2 c Flour
  • 1 pt Hickory nut, finely chopped
  • *mixed in:
  • 2 tb Flour
  • 1 Brandy


Work together butter and sugar until very creamy. Then slowly work in one
egg at a time, alternately with 1 Tbsp flour. Work at least 5 minutes to
each egg. Continue alternating the flour and eggs until all the eggs have
been worked in. Then add the remaining flour and nuts; lastly, add a claret
glass of brandy. Bake at 350-F for 1-1/2 hours in a deep dish, well
buttered, placing dish on a small stand at bottom of oven. Test before
removing from oven by sticking with toothpick. If it comes out sticky, cake
is not done; if dry and clean, cake is finished. Source: Pennsylvania Dutch
Cook Book - Fine Old Recipes, Culinary Arts Press, 1936.

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