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Sweet Onion Brown Sugar Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Light brown sugar, firmly
  • -packed
  • 2 1/2 c Flour
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 4 tb Butter
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Shortening
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 1/2 c Chopped sweet onions
  • 1 c Sour cream
  • 4 tb Butter
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda


Peel, wash, and chop onions. In skillet, melt 4 tablespoons of butter,
saute chopped onions until lightly crispy, do not brown.

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan.

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt in large bowl. Cream sugar, 4
tablespoons of butter, 1/4 cup shortening until fluffy.

Add eggs slowly. Put 1/2 teaspoon soda in sour cream, and add to cream
mixture. Beat for 1 minute. Slowly add dry ingredients.

Beat for 3 minutes. Stir in sauteed onions. Mix well. Pour into greased
pan. Bake 35 minutes in 350 degree oven. Drizzle melted butter over the
top. Eat plain or frost with creamed icing.

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