How to Bake a Feather Cake


Feather Cake could be considered a "plain" cake so it can be baked using all-purpose flour. Bake this homey cake in a greased and floured loaf pan. Frost with a simple icing or try it with a sweet glaze.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon flavoring, vanilla or almond are typical flavorings used

Steps

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    Cream the butter and sugar.
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    Gradually beat in eggs.
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    Sift flour and baking powder together. (You can use a sieve over a separate mixing bowl for this.)
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    Add dry ingredients alternately with the milk.
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    Add flavoring,
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    Beat well until batter thickens and looks smooth.
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    Pour into greased and floured loaf pan.
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    Bake until golden and cake tests done.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • No bake time given but similar recipes bake for 60 to 65 minutes.
  • No oven temperature given for this recipe. Most cake recipes bake at 350 °F (177 °C).

Things You'll Need

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Sieve or flour sifter
  • Mixing bowls
  • Mixer
  • Spatula
  • Loaf pan
  • Shortening to grease pans

Sources and Citations

  • The Project Gutenberg EBook of Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4
  • by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

Article Info

Categories: Cakes