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White Cake with Brown Sugar Sauce


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  • 2 c flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 c shortening
  • 1 1/4 c sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 c milk
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 c milk


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Combine first 3 ingridents in a bowl.
In another bowl, combine the next 3 ingredients, and cream together and then add to bowl #1.
Stir in the vanilla and milk.
Bake at 350 F for 50-60 minutes.
Before serving the cake, assemble all sauce ingridients in a small sauce pan and let it boil for 3-4 minutes then pour over individual cake servings.

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  • 1 shortcrust pastry
  • 3 cups / 750 g. of cherries
  • 1/3 cup / 60 g. of sugar
  • 2/3 cup / 60 g. of almond flour
  • 4 tbsp. of brown sugar
  • Pistachios
  • A dash of milk


  1. Mix the cherries and sugar together. Let stand 20 minutes.
  2. Spread or roll out the shortcrust pastry, sprinkle with almond powder and brown sugar.
  3. Place the cherries in the center of the dough, leaving about 2 inches of free dough on the edges. Fold in the edges.
  4. Brush with milk (this will make the crust go golden), sprinkle with brown sugar and bake for 20 minutes at 350°F/180°C.
  5. Top with a handful of chopped pistachios, and serve!

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