Plum Cake, or Old-Fashioned Creole Wedding Cake

Gateau de Noces Creole a l’Ancienne

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Picayune's Creole Cook Book

By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

  • About

Ingredients

  • 9 Cupfuls of Flour
  • Cupfuls of Sifted Sugar
  • Pounds

Method

Work the butter until it becomes very creamy, using a wooden spoon. Then add the sugar, working to a thick cream, and add the yolks of the eggs, well beaten and the juice of four oranges. Beat till light, and add by degrees the flour, salt and two teaspoonfuls of baking powder, working the batter we