Tuesday, May 21, 2013

#2774 - Brown Sugar Layer Cake

(by Shirley McNevich)

1st layer batter: 1/2 cup Crisco shortening; 1 cup white sugar; 2 eggs; 1 tsp. vanilla; 3/4 tsp. salt; 1 1/2 cups flour

2nd layer batter: 1 cup Domino's dark brown sugar (packed); 1 egg white; 1 tsp. vanilla; 3/4 cup chopped walnuts; 1 TBSP Hershey's cocoa

First layer--in a mixer add Crisco and white sugar--beat. Add eggs--beat. Add vanilla and salt--beat. Slowly add flour--beat. Spread batter into a greased 8 x 8 square cake pan. Second layer--in a mixer add the egg white--beat until stiff. Remove bowl from mixer--add brown sugar, cocoa and vanilla to beaten egg white--stir until mixed. Spread the batter over the 1st layer batter. Sprinkle the chopped nuts all over the top. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

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