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~ Scripture Cake Recipe ~

Grandmother used to make Scripture Cake every time a new preacher came to our house.

We would have a lot of fun talking about scriptures at the table; she always said Scripture Cake was a good way to find out whether the new preacher knew his Bible.

It will take you a little time to look up the key words. Some rainy day you might get both young and old members of the family to work together looking up these scriptures.

Scripture Cake Made at Easter Time

~ Bible Cake Ingredients ~

Judges 5:25  -  (1/2 cup butter or margarine)

Jeremiah 6:20  -  (1 cup sugar)

Isaiah 10:14  -  (3 eggs, separated)

Exodus 16:31  -  (1 Tablespoon honey)

1 Kings 4:22 :  -  (2 cups sifted flour)

Leviticus 2:13  -  (1/2 tsp salt)

1 Corinthians 5:6  -  (2 tsp baking powder)

1 Kings 10:10  -  (3/4 tsp ground cinnamon)

1 Kings 10:10  -  (1/4 tsp EACH cloves, allspice and nutmeg)

Judges 4:19  -  (1/3 cup milk)

Genesis 43:11  -  (1/2 cup chopped blanched almonds or pistachios)

1 Samuel 30:12  -  (1/2 cup chopped dried figs)

1 Samuel 30:12  -  (1/2 cup chopped seeded raisins)


Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 9 x 5 loaf pan

Bible Cake Directions:

Cream the butter and add sugar gradually, beating until light. Add egg yolks one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. Beat in the honey.

Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with the milk, beat only until smooth. Stir in nuts and fruits.

Next fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour Scripture Cake batter into a loaf pan (9 x 5 x 3) lined on the bottom with parchment paper.

Bake bible cake in preheated moderate oven (350 F) for 1 hour or until done.

Cool cake in the pan for 5 minutes. Turn cake out onto rack and peel off parchment paper.

Turn cake right side up to cool.

Nutrition facts:

Serving Size 86 g
Calories 295
Total Fat 11.2g 17%
Saturated Fat 5.5g 27%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 172mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 45.9g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%
Sugars 26.3g
Protein 5.2g
Vitamin A 6% • Vitamin C 1% • Calcium 8% • Iron 9%



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GO AHEAD AND BAKE,

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!

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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

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