Pour batter over the combined fruits and mix very well. Place batter in pans which have been greased and lined with greased wax paper.
If desired use 1 10 inch chimney pan and 3 small loaf pans for this amount of batter, pouring batter a little more than half their depth.
Bake at 250 ºF. Weight in pans 14 lbs. Let cakes cool in pans.
Queen of Hearts Cake
- 3/4 cup Crisco
- 4 1/2 tsp B.P.
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 3 cup flour
- 1 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 cup milk
- 1 tsp salt
- 6 egg whites
- 1/2 tsp lemon
- 1/2 tsp almond (Editor’s note: this is probably almond extract)
Sift and measure flour. Sift again with other dry ingredients several times. Cream Crisco and sugar. Add dry ingredients and milk alternately. Add flavoring last. Fold in beaten egg whites. Bake in 2 or 3 layers. Set heat control for 350 ºF for 2 layers and bake 40 minutes; 3 layers 250 ºF, 30 minutes.
See frosting for this cake under frosting #5