Lady Baltimore Cake Recipe

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Lady Baltimore Cake Recipe

This cake is a real beauty covered with soft icing. You may substitute sherry for vanilla if you choose.
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Calories 440 kcal


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoons  baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 6 pic egg whites
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 pic  recipe Lady Baltimore Frosting
  • ½ cup raisins, coarsely chopped
  • cup chopped pecans
  • cup  chopped candied cherries
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch round layer pans.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter or margarine, 1 1/4 cups sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla together well. Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Stir flour, baking powder, and salt together in another bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture in 3 parts alternating with milk in 2 parts, beginning and ending with flour.
  • Using clean beaters, beat egg whites in mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Add 1/2 cup sugar gradually while beating until stiff. Fold whipped egg whites into batter. Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean. Cool.
  • To Make Filling: Stir 2 cups Lady Baltimore Frosting, raisins, nuts, cherries, and 2 teaspoons vanilla or sherry all together. Use as filling to spread between layers. Spread remaining frosting on tops and sides of cake.


Nutrition Information:
  • protein 6.4g
  • carbohydrates 63.4g
  • fat 18.5g
  • cholesterol 42.3mg
  • sodium 368.2mg
Keyword Lady Baltimore Cake

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