Recipe Summary

one 13 1/2- x 9 1/2-inch book cake


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Instructions Checklist
  • Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in vanilla.

  • Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff peaks form; fold into batter.

  • Spoon batter into a greased and floured 13 1/2- x 9 1/2-inch book-shaped cake pan. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan, and let cool completely.

  • Spread frosting on top and sides of cake, reserving 1/2 cup frosting. Tint reserved frosting bright blue. Spoon tinted frosting into a pastry bag. Pipe a Star of David and desired inscription on top of cake.


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