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Man’s Cake

Yields1 Serving

Tested Recipe!

 ½ cup shortening
 1 cup sugar
 2 eggs separated
 2 ¼ cups flour
 2 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp salt
 1 cup cold, strong coffee
 ¾ cup chopped nuts
 1 tsp vanilla

Blend shortening, sugar and egg yolks thoroughly. Add alternately the sifted dry ingredients and coffee. Stir in nuts and flavoring. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites and turn into greased tube pan. (Or into a lamb cake pan. See Mid-Century Menu's lamb cake tutorial for how to prepare a lamb pan) Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) for one hour.