Sunbeam Victory Cake
With the present sugar rationing in mind. Mrs. E. L. Sisk, Eagledale, found and tried a sugarless cake. Because she found it very satisfactory, she called The Review and suggested that we pass it on to you. You’ll need either an electric mixer or a strong right arm.
Cream rapidly for one minute:
½ cup shortening and
2 teas. Grated orange rind
Beat in gradually:
1 cup white corn syrup
2 ¼ cups flour
2 ¾ teas. baking powder
¼ teas. salt
Add ¼ of flour to first mixture beating rapidly
Add: 2 unbeaten eggs, one at a time, beating one minute after each.
Fold in remaining flour alternately with ½ cup milk, 1 ½ teas. vanilla. Bake in two 8 inch layer pans in a moderate 350 degree over for 30 minutes.
ICING FOR VICTORY CAKE
Add 1/8 teas. salt to 1 egg white; beat until stiff.
Add gradually, beating constantly: ½ cup white corn syrup. Beat until it holds a peak.
Add ¼ teas. lemon flavor and ¼ teas. almond flavor.
From the Bainbridge Review, May 7, 1942