Bake it! Taste it! Pennsylvania Dutchland’s Funny Cake!
It’s a cake and a pie…and it’s “Wonderful good”! Swans Down and Swift’ning bring you the recipe
Cake baked in a pie shell! Sauce that goes on at the top and ends up in a layer right at the very bottom of the cake! That’s Funny Cake . . . a Pennsylvania Dutch treat so unusual, so intriguing, everyone who tastes it wants the recipe.
Now, thanks to Swans Down and Swift’ning, everyone can have it — at its very best. The recipe given has been carefully worked out for these famous products, so you’ll get the finest possible results.
Bake a Funny Cake soon and enjoy the comments. It isn’t hard. It is spectacular!
Funny Cake recipe: A cake in a pie shell
A “wonderful good” Pennsylvania Dutch recipe — carefully worked out for Swans Down and Swift’ning so that. The speedy one-egg cake will be the very lightest, richest one-egg cake obtainable. It’s baked in a pie shell with a layer of yummy sauce!
Take your pick of 3 luscious sauces
Butterscotch sauce: In a saucepan, combine 1/4 cup butter or margarine with 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar and 2 tablespoons light corn syrup. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture comes to a boil. Add 3 tablespoons water and bring again to a boil. Boil 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla.
Chocolate sauce: Place 1 square unsweetened chocolate and 1/2 cup water in saucepan over low heat. Cook and stir until the chocolate is melted. Add 2/3 cup sugar, stirring constantly, and then bring to a boil. Remove at once from heat, add 1/4 cup butter or margarine and 1 teaspoon vanilla, and stir until sauce is blended.
Orange sauce: Combine 1/4 cup of orange juice and 3/4 cup sugar in a saucepan. Place over low heat. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Then add another 1/4 cup of orange juice, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, and 1 teaspoon grated orange rind. Mix well.