Cherry Nut Cake

From MARIGOLD BED & BREAKFAST
3 Cups sifted cake flour
1 Cup milk
3 teas. baking powder
1 teas. vanilla
1/2 teas. salt
3/4 cup nut meats
1 Cup shortening (Crisco)
25 Marochino Cherries (cut fine)
2 Cups sugar
4 egg whites beaten stiff
4 Egg yolks
Cream sugar and shortening, add yolks, add dry ingredients allernately with milk, add cherries, and nuts fold in beaten egg whites. Bake 375 deg. 25-30 minutes in a 3-9 inch pan.

ICING
2 T. Flour
1 cup milk
1 Egg
1 teas. Vanilla
1/2 Cup sugar

Mix flour and sugar, add egg, and milk and vanilla, cook over low flame until thickened cool. Add 1/2 lb. sweet butter, beat until fluffy.

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