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                            NEW YEAR'S EVE CAKE
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Entertain
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3       c            Sifted Swan’s Down Cake
    3       ts           Calumet Baking Powder
      1/2   ts           Salt
      2/3   c            Butter or other shortening
    2       c            Sugar
    1       c            Milk
    1 1/2   ts           Vanilla
    6                    Egg whites, stiffly beaten
                         Chocolate Cream Filling
    3                    Squares Baker’s Unsweetened
    2       c            Milk
      3/4   c            Sugar
    4       tb           Swans Down Cake Flour
      1/2   ts           Salt
    2                    Egg yolks, slightly beaten
    1       tb           Butter
    1       t            Vanilla
                         Hungarian Chocolate Frosting
    3                    Squares Baker’s Unsweetened
    1 1/2   c            Sifted confectioners' sugar
    2 1/2   tb           Hot water
    3                    Egg yolks
    4       tb           Butter
   Sift flour once, measure, add baking powder and salt
   and sift together three times. Cream butter
   thoroughly, add sugar gradually, and cream together
   until light and fluffy. Add flour, alternately with
   milk, a small amount at a time, beating after each
   addition until smooth. Add flavoring. Fold in egg
   whites quickly and thoroughly. Bake in three greased
   9-inch layer pans in moderate oven (375 degrees
   Fahrenheit) 20 to 25 minutes. Spread Chocolate Cream
   Filling (page 43) between layers and Hungarian
   Chocolate Frosting (page 40) on top and sides of cake.
   When frosting is set, write the numbers from one to
   twelve around top of cake with white frosting to
   represent the face of a clock. Place hands of clock at
   twelve o'clock.
   Chocolate Cream Filling Add chocolate to milk and heat
   in double boiler. When chocolate is melted, beat with
   rotary egg beater until blended. Combine sugar, flour,
   and salt; add gradually to chocolate mixture and cook
   until thickened, stirring occasionally. Pour small
   amount of mixture over egg yolks, stirring vigorously;
   return to double boiler and cook 2 minutes longer,
   stirring constantly. Add butter and vanilla, and cool.
   Makes 2 1/2 cups filling, or enough filling to spread
   between three 9-inch layers. Use this filling in small
   cup cakes. Use 1/2 recipe for filling 2 1/2 to 3 dozen
   small cup cakes.
   Hungarian Chocolate Frosting Melt chocolate in double
   boiler. Remove from boiling water, add sugar and
   water, and blend. Add egg yolks, one at a time,
   beating will after each. Add butter, a tablespoon at a
   time, beating thoroughly after each amount. Makes
   enough frosting to cover the top of one 9-inch layer
   and sides of three 9-inch layers, or to cover the tops
   and sides of two 9-inch layers.
   Eat lots of this and you too can look like Kate Smith!
   Probably won't be able to sing as well though...
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