Recipe: Caramel Cake

CAKE flavored with caramel affords a change from the usual varieties of CAKE. The caramel used for this CAKE should be prepared in the manner explained in Cold and Frozen Desserts.


  •  1/2 c. butter
  •  2-1/2 c. flour
  •  1-1/2 c. sugar
  •  4 tsp. baking powder
  •  3 Tb. caramel
  •  1 tsp. vanilla
  •  2/3 c. water
  •  3 egg whites
  •  2 egg yolks

Cream the butter and add the sugar gradually. Add the caramel, water, and beaten egg yolks. Stir in the flour and baking powder sifted together. Add the vanilla and fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites. Bake in layers. Ice with any kind of white ICING.

Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4
by Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences (Year 1928)