The Pennsylvania German's served this on New
Year's Eve, at intermission in Watch Night Services, and at "Putzings."
Makes 2 (8-inch) cakes.
- 1 - cup sugar
- 2 - teaspoon baking powder
- 4 - cups all-purpose flour, sifted
- 1/2 - cup butter
- 1/2 - cup shortening
- 1 - cup milk
- 1 - egg, beaten
- 1/4 - cup brown sugar
- 1 - Tablespoon cinnamon
- 2 - Tablespoons butter, melted
Preheat oven to 350° F. Flour and grease two 8-inch cake pans.
In a large mixing bowl, sift together
the sugar, baking powder, and flour.
Mix in the shortening, milk,
Mix the brown sugar and cinnamon together.
Punch holes in
the batter, pour in the butter, and sprinkle the brown
Bake in oven for 45 minutes or until golden