How to Make a Sweet Cream Cake

Feathery light, and so easy to make, the Sweet Cream Cake is an old-fashioned cake that uses cream instead butter for shortening or fat. Sprinkle with some cinnamon-sugar at the end of baking or leave plain. Either way this cake makes an excellent lunch box cake or simple dessert.

Ingredients

Steps

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    Preheat oven to 350 °F (177 °C).
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    Grease and flour one 9-inch square baking pan or two 8-inch layer cake pans.
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    Add eggs to a mixing bowl and beat until thick, about 5 minutes.
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    Add sugar gradually to the beaten eggs making sure to beat the mixture well between additions of sugar.
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    Add the dry ingredients to a separate bowl and whisk together.
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    Add the dry ingredients, alternately with the cream, to the egg mixture.
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    Stir to combine.
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    Scrape the bowl, if needed.
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    Pour the batter evenly in the cake pan(s).
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    Bake the 9-inch cake layer for 40 to 45 minutes or the 8-inch cake layers for 25 to 35 minutes.
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    Top cake layers with cinnamon-sugar about 3 minutes before the cakes test done.
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Things You'll Need

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Mixing bowls
  • Rubber scraper
  • Baking pans
  • Cooling rack

Sources and Citations

  • Recipe rewritten from Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book.

Article Info

Categories: Cakes