Tair Cacen Lleath

...means "Three Milk Cake".  Nurturing Mother's Milk is a symbol of Imbolc, and this recipe is perfect for an Imbolc offering

Ingredients

 •     5 eggs

 •     1 cup white sugar

 •     1 cup self-rising flour

 •     1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 •     1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

 •     1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk

 •     1 cup milk

 •     1 tablespoon vanilla extract

 •     3 egg whites

 •     1 cup white sugar

 •     1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

Directions

    Grease and flour a 8 x 12 inch pan. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

 

    Separate 5 eggs, and beat the egg whites in a large mixing bowl. Add 1 cup sugar slowly to the egg whites, beating constantly. Add    the yolks one by one, beating well after each addition. Stir in the 1 teaspoon vanilla. Sift the flour, and stir it into the egg mixture.

 

    Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake the cake for 20 minutes, or until done. Cool.

 

   Blend the sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, milk, and 1 tablespoon vanilla. Pour this syrup over the cooled cake.

 

   To make Meringue Frosting:

 

   Beat 3 egg whites to soft peaks. Gradually add 1 cup sugar, and beat until stiff peaks form. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Frost the cake.

 

   Cool and store the cake in the refrigerator. Serve cold.

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