You shouldn’t have to wait for a special occasion to enjoy this Southern specialty.
Why This Recipe Works
Lane cake is a tall, fluffy, snow-white cake filled with a rich, sweet mixture of egg whites, butter, raisins, and “a wineglass full of good whiskey.” The original recipe can take hours to prepare, but we simplified our version by capping the number of layers at two and using a food processor for much of the tedious prep work. Replacing sugar with boiled corn syrup in our frosting quickly brought the whipped egg whites to a safe temperature without resorting to a candy thermometer or complicated (and unsafe) guesswork.
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