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$100 recipe

Ingredients

1 stick butter
1/2 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
5 eggs, separated
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese
1/2 stick butter
1 box powdered sugar

Instructions

Cream butter, shortening and sugar. Add 5 egg yolks, one at a time. Beat well. Add flour and baking soda gradually. Add buttermilk and vanilla and nuts. Beat egg whites separately until stiff. Fold in. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. For the icing, mix cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and vanilla together. Ice the cake after it cools.

Jane Latino
Davenport



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