Sour milk cake

Makes one 9-inch tube pan or 8- to 10-inch fluted cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Whisk together until blended:

2 1/3 c. sifted cake flour

1 1/2tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp grated or ground nutmeg

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1/2 tsp salt

Cream together:

3/4 c. butter

1 1/4 c. sugar

Preparation: 

Beat in 3 large egg yolks, one at a time.

On low speed, add the flour mixture in 3 parts, alternating with 3/4 c plus 2 tbsp of yogurt or buttermilk.

Using clean beaters, beat in a large bowl on medium until soft peaks form:

3 large egg whites

1/8 tsp cream of tartar

Gradually add, beating on  high speed until stiff peaks form:

1/4 c sugar

Fold the whites into the yolk mixture and scrape into a greased and floured pan. Bake 45 to 55 minutes.

Recipe and photography by butteredblasphamy

Sour milk cake

 

Recipe and photography by butteredblasphamy

Makes one 9-inch tube pan or 8- to 10-inch fluted cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Whisk together until blended:

2 1/3 c. sifted cake flour

1 1/2tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp grated or ground nutmeg

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1/2 tsp salt

Cream together:

3/4 c. butter

1 1/4 c. sugar

Preparation:

Beat in 3 large egg yolks, one at a time.

On low speed, add the flour mixture in 3 parts, alternating with 3/4 c plus 2 tbsp of yogurt or buttermilk.

Using clean beaters, beat in a large bowl on medium until soft peaks form:

3 large egg whites

1/8 tsp cream of tartar

Gradually add, beating on  high speed until stiff peaks form:

1/4 c sugar

Fold the whites into the yolk mixture and scrape into a greased and floured pan. Bake 45 to 55 minutes.

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