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Green Parrot Inn Cake Recipes


2/3 c. shortening   3 c. sifted cake flour
1-1/2 c. brown sugar 1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 c. white sugar 1 tsp. soda
6 eggs separated 1 tsp. salt
2 oz bitter chocolate, melted 2 tsp. vanilla
1-1/2 c. milk 1 cake German bitter-
    sweet chocolate, chopped

Cream shortening and sugars until fluffy.  Add egg yolks one at a time, beating well each time.  Ad vanilla, and continue beating for about two minutes, or until light and fluffy.  Sift flour and measure.  Sift together the flour, baking powder, soda and salt three times.   Add to egg mixture alternately with milk, using one-fourth flour and one-third milk each time.  Blend in melted chocolate.  Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry, and fold into batter.  Pour into three greased and floured 9" round cake pans.  Sprinkle the chopped German chocolate on top of each.  Bake at 350 F. for 30 minutes.  Cool, and ice with Brazil nut icing.


1/4 c. shortening   2-1/2 c. powdered sugar
4 tb. condensed milk 2 tb. sherry
1 tsp. cream of tartar 1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 c. sliced Brazil
1/2 stick butter     nuts

Brown Brazil nuts in butter. Combine remaining ingredients and mix until smooth.  Add Brazil nuts and spread on cool cake layers.

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