Aunt Mildred’s honey cake

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Aunt Mildred’s honey cake
Courtesy of
Katherine Myers

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1 cup brown sugar
1 cup honey
4 eggs
1 cup strong black coffee (cold)
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1 tsp. vanilla
2 Tbsp. vegetable oil

    Sift together:
3-1/2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. cinnamon


Beat sugar, honey, and eggs together well. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with coffee. Add vanilla, then oil, and nuts and beat well. Top may be garnished with almond halves.

Bake in greased and floured 9 x 13 inch pan for 1 hour at 350°. Cake is done when toothpick tested in the center comes out clean.

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