Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 c Butter or margarine;

  2. -softened 2 c Sugar

  3. 4 Eggs; separated

  4. 3 c All-purpose flour

  5. 1 tb Baking powder

  6. 1/2 ts Salt

  7. 1 c Milk

  8. 1/2 ts Vanilla extract

  9. 1/2 ts Almond extract

  10. Boiled frosting--see recipe -for 1 1/4 c Walnuts; chopped

  11. 1 c Currants

  12. 1 pk Dried figs (8-oz); chopped

  13. Recipe by: Southern Living

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix just until blended after each addition. Stir in flavorings. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter. Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cakepans. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire racks. Combine Boiled Frosting, walnuts, currants, and figs, stirring well. Spread frosting between cake --


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