Reminiscent of the early days when grandma would make one of her famous Moonshine Cakes. In those days though, I believe that she was using moonshine from grandpa's still. Made with 10 egg whites and covered with Maraschino Frosting; the cake is tasty and moist.
10 Egg Whites
1/4 tsp Salt
7/8 tsp Cream of Tartar
7 Egg Yolks
1 1/2 cups Sugar (Sifted 5 times)
1 tsp Almond extract
1 cup Pastry flour (Sifted 5 times)
Oven Temp ~ 300°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 10 inch tube pan
Add salt to the whites of the eggs and beat until fluffy. Sift in cream of tartar; beat until stiff. In a separate bowl beat the egg yolks until thick and lemon colored; add two heaping tablespoons of the beaten whites. To the remaining whites, gradually add in the sugar after sifting five times. Add almond extract and combine mixtures. Cut and fold-in flour; measured after five siftings. Bake the Moonshine Cake in an ungreased pan (first dipped in cold water), for one hour. Have a pan of hot water in oven during the baking.
2 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon water
2 tablespoons Maraschino cherry juice
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
10 Maraschino cherries, chopped
Mix all ingredients except cherries and beat constantly while heating in top of double boiler. When thoroughly mixed, thick and spreadable, frost Moonshine cake. Decorate top of cake with chopped Maraschino cherries.
Did you say you're on a diet?
No desserts for 20 years?
Do you pass the cake and candy sections
With some heartfelt sighs and tears?
Go ahead !! Bake those gooey
Sticky sweet forbidden things.
But first put on your jogging outfit.
Your tennis shoes and exercise fling.
Run in place while stirring;
Time your cakes with jumping jacks.
Ten deep knee bends between ingredients.
Use that kitchen for a workout track.
And when you're out of breath and panting.
Pot holders around your prize.
Jog to the nearest 90 pound neighbor
And leave her your 1000 calorie surprise!