Cake Roll: Just the Recipe

Recipe From my Great-Grandma Mae. Makes one cake. Ingredients: 5 eggs 5 Tablespoons cold water 1 cup sugar 1 cup sifted flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla Instructions: Preheat oven to 350℉. Line 10.5×15 inch pan with parchment paper. Separate egg whites from yolks. Combine the yolks and the waterContinue reading “Cake Roll: Just the Recipe”

Deluxe Chocolate Icing: Just the Recipe

Recipe From my Great-Grandma Mae. Makes enough to frost one cake roll. Ingredients: 2/3 cup butter 4 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 unbeaten eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 ounces chocolate Instructions: Bring butter to room temperature. Combine butter and powdered sugar in electric mixer. Beat until it resembles a dough. Add chocolate to microwave-safe container.Continue reading “Deluxe Chocolate Icing: Just the Recipe”

Vintage Marmalade: Just the Recipe

Recipe from the 1962 edition of the New York Times cook book. Labeled as “English Marmalade” Ingredients: 2 lbs Oranges 1 large lemon 9 cups Cold Water 8 cups Sugar Instructions: Thinly slice the oranges and lemon. Do not peel. Remove seeds. Place in large bowl and cover with water. Let sit overnight or 24Continue reading “Vintage Marmalade: Just the Recipe”