Friday, October 29, 2010

Quick Marshmallow Cake - 1948

Quick Marshmallow Cake
2 egg whites (or 1 whole egg)
melted butter
1 c. sugar
1 1/4 c. flour (pastry)
2 tsp. baking powder

In a large cup, the egg whites (or whole egg), fill to half with melted butter, and fill with milk. In a mixing bowl, the sugar, sifted flour, and baking powder. Combine all and beat five minutes. Add vanilla, bake in square pan in moderate oven and frost with marshmallow frosting (see below).

Marshmallow Frosting
3/4 c. sugar
1 egg white
2 tbsp. water
6 marshmallows

Boil sugar and water until spins a thread, pour over beaten egg white. Beat until stiff; add cut marshmallows and trim with marshmallows cut in points.

I will be joining Designs by Gollum, Life as Mom, Grocery Cart Challenge, Mom Trends, Ann Kroeker, and Amy's Finer Things for their swaps today. We'll be back to business as usual next week starting with Menu-Planning Monday. Thanks again for joining me for a week of old recipes! Have a great weekend!


  1. This sounds like a very good cake. A tried and true recipe.

    Carolyn/A Southerners Notebook

  2. This recipe sounds great! I love marshmallow frosting! MMmmm! Thanks for sharing!

  3. YUM! I love marshmallow. Do you have a photo of your cake?

  4. I love vintage recipes! That marshmallow frosting looks yummy!

  5. Hey Run DMT! Thanks for commenting! I am travelling, and don't have any pictures available. Hope you are all having a great start to your weekends! :)