Beloved Lane cake rises to ‘official cake’ status


first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Print Article Skip “She also received a range from Buck Range Company for her prize cake.”In 1898, Lane published a cookbook titled, “Some Good Things to Eat. The cookbook was reprinted in the 1970s by combining portions of the original book belonging to the Parish and Lane families, Beasley said. The cookbook is currently out of print.The Lane Cake is an egg white variation of the 1-2-3-4 cake giving it a sponge cake-like texture. Lane’s instruction was to bake in four layers using medium-sized pie tins, with one layer of ungreased brown paper in the bottom of each tin.The original version contained only raisins in the custard filling but many cooks add pecans, coconut and candied fruit to enhance the “flavor” of the cake.The originator of the Lane cake suggested one wineglass of good whiskey for the filling to moisten and preserve the cake. Lane insisted that the cake is much better made a day or two before using. By The Penny Hoarder The bill, sponsored by Sen. Billy Beasley of Clayton, easily passed both the Senate and the House and got the nod from Gov. Robert Bentley in May 2016.And Beasley had good reason for sponsoring the bill to have the Lane cake so honored. The Southern cake that, more often than not, contains enough “shinny” to make a leatherneck tight, dates back to the late 1800s and originated by Emma Rylander Lane.According to Rebecca Beasley, editor of the Clayton Record, Lane often cooked with her friend, Lucy Walker Parish, at the Parish home on Eufaula Avenue in Clayton.“Mrs. Lane entered her cake in the state fair in Columbus, Georgia and won the first prize ribbon,” Beasley said. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Troy man arrested for armed robbery The Troy Police Department arrested a Troy man on Tuesday for robbing a man at gunpoint early Sunday morning on… read more “A Christmas Memory” is a good read here at Christmastime but if Capote had been in Clayton, Alabama when he wrote that Christmas classic, the nameless woman would have exclaimed as she looked out the window, “Oh, my, it’s Lane cake weather!”In “To Kill a Mocking Bird,” Harper Lee mentioned that Scout had devoured Miss Maudie’s Lane cake that “was so loaded with shinny that it made me tight.” To give even more prestige to the cake, the Alabama Legislature has declared the Lane Cake as the official cake of Alabama. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration “Oh, my, it’s fruitcake weather!”The action of Truman Capote’s short story, “A Christmas Memory,” is set into motion with those words of an aging woman who looks out her kitchen window on a frosty December morning.She and her seven-year-old cousin, Buddy, began gathering the ingredients for her fruitcake baking frenzy that includes nuts from the pecan tree and more than enough bootleg whiskey. Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories Email the author Sponsored Content Published 3:00 am Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Beloved Lane cake rises to ‘official cake’ status By Jaine Treadwell The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img