Recipe By: Grandma Veit

Summary:

This card is written in Mom’s writing. She titled the card:
Burnt Sugar Cake (Mother’s)

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter
3 eggs
3/4 cup cold water
2 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
vanilla
Burnt sugar
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water

Directions:

1. Cream butter and sugar.

2. Add yolks of eggs beaten, then cold water and 2 cups flour alternately.

3. Beat for 5 minutes.

4. Add whites of eggs and 1/2 cup flour with baking powder and 3 tablespoons burnt sugar and vanilla.

5. Burnt sugar recipe:

6. Burn 1 cup sugar until brown and add 1/2 cup water.

Notes:

Trivia:
Burnt is chiefly a British term, as opposed to burned. I was curious, so I did a little research.

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