Lane Cake

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


Appears in

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

This superior cake is a favorite in Alabama and Georgia kitchens


  • 1 c. butter or regular margarine
  • 2 c. sugar
  • c. sifted cake flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 8 egg whites, stiffly beaten
  • Raisin/Nut Filling
  • Southern Frosting


  • Cream together butter and sugar. Sift together flour and baking powder and add to creamed mixture alternately with milk and vanilla. Fold in egg whites. Pour into three 9" round layer cake pans. Bake in moderate oven (350°) 30 to 35 minutes, until golden brown. Cool on racks. Spread Raisin/Nut Filling between cooled layers. Frost sides and top of cake with Southern Frosting.