Ice cream-lined cake recipe (1949)

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Vintage ice cream lined cake recipe from 1949

Ann Pillsbury’s Cream-lined cake recipe

Ice cream-lined cake (1949)

Ice cream-lined cake (1949)

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes


  • 1-3/4 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons double-acting baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 egg whites, unbeaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 4 to 5 teaspoons cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 drops green food coloring


  1. (All ingredients must be at room temperature.) Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar. Add vegetable shortening and milk.
  2. Beat for 2 minutes until batter is well-blended and glossy. (With electric mixer, use medium speed for the same period of time.)
  3. Add milk, vanilla, egg whites, unbeaten.
  4. Beat for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour into lightly-greased, floured, 9-inch ring mold.
  6. Bake in moderate oven (350 F degrees) for 35 to 40 minutes.
  7. To make the creamy butter frosting, cream butter with teaspoon salt.
  8. Add alternately to creamed mixture sifted confectioners' sugar, egg white and 4 to 5 teaspoons cream.
  9. Blend well after each addition.
  10. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and 2 drops green food coloring.
  11. Beat until light and creamy.
  12. Frost cooled cake.
  13. Fill ring with scoops of a variety of ice creams or ice cream molds.


* If desired, this cake may be baked in two 8-inch layers at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 711Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 367mgCarbohydrates: 132gFiber: 3gSugar: 35gProtein: 15g

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Vintage cream lined cake recipe from 1949



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