DessertsAppalachian Old Fashioned Stack Cake Recipe & The History Behind It

Appalachian Old Fashioned Stack Cake Recipe & The History Behind It

ladybehindthecurtain
ladybehindthecurtain

Lady Behind The Curtain website shares a Appalachian favorite ” Old Fashioned Stack Cake” recipe.  Here is a quote from the article, “Here is a little history behind the “Stack Cake”.  Because cakes were so expensive back in the days of old.  Whenever there was a gathering like a barn dance.  Families would each prepare a layer of this special ginger and molasses cake to donate to the shindig.  It is said that the number of layers in a cake was a measure of the popularity of the hosting family.  Sometimes there would be as many as twelve layers !”

Click here to read the recipe:

http://www.ladybehindthecurtain.com/old-fashioned-stack-cake/
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super dave
super dave

Super Dave website shares a copy of his Mother’s Old Fashion ” Molasses Stack Cake “

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