Lady Baltimore Cake

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Appears in
Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

By Bill Neal

Published 1985

  • About

Though Owen Wister spread the fame of Lady Baltimore across the country with his well-known book of the same name, it is probably truer today that the enduring charm of the confection has led more people to seek out the 1906 novel than vice versa. While the Women’s Exchange no longer exists—the site of an intrigue wherein aristocratic family secrets are revealed in the book—this old-fashioned cake is still available on special request from the Olde Colony Bakery at 280 King