Lady Baltimore Cake

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2006

Statuesque Lady Baltimore Cake is dressed to impress, with three layers of tender white cake, stripes of dried fruit and nut filling, and mounds of sticky meringue-like icing.

SERVES 10 to 12 (Makes 1 8-inch layer cake)

Lady Baltimore Cake

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Lady Baltimore Cake first gained popularity after its description in a 1906 romance novel. We had trouble finding a reputable recipe for the cake, so we developed our own. We started with our favorite white cake recipe, baked in three 8-inc...

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