Martha Meade Lamb Cake
A lamb cake with lemon flavoring. The baking method for this version hasn't been tested fully. Baking the cake at 350 degrees for 1 hour yielded a cake that was dry on the outside and raw in the center. Proceed with caution!
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ salt
  1. Cream butter.
  2. Add sugar to creamed mixture.
  3. Add eggs one at a time and mix.
  4. Add sift dry ingredients together and add slowly to batter.
  5. Bake in a 325 degree oven for 90 minutes.
Recipe by The Mid-Century Menu at