Friday, February 1, 2008

Janeil’s Spice Cake***

1 ½ cup sugar
4 eggs separated
¾ cup butter or margarine
3 cups flour
1 cup water
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon allspice
¼ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon cloves
¾ cup pecans
¼ teaspoon nutmeg

1. Heat sugar, butter, water, and spices in saucepan until butter melts. Allow to cool.
2. Beat egg yolks in large bowl. Add spices and mix well. Sift together and add dry ingredients. Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into batter.3. Bake at 325˚ for 35-40 minutes.

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