Vintage Graham Cracker Cake
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Ingredients
  • 23 or 1 package of Grahams (we used one full package)
  • ⅔ cup all purpose unbleached flour or whole wheat flour
  • 2½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 eggs separated
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ½ cup butter
  • Topping:
  • 1¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1 TBSP honey
  • Filling:
  • 2 TBSP butter
  • 2 TBSP powdered sugar
  • 1 egg yolk beaten
  • a dash of vanilla
  • If you prefer to not use the raw egg you can leave it out or replace this filling with vanilla pudding if you prefer.
Instructions
  1. Prepare (2) 8" round baking pans with butter and flour. Cut wax or parchment paper to fit the bottom of both pans.
  2. Finely grind the package of graham crackers
  3. Beat egg whites until stiff - set aside to fold into batter later
  4. Cream: ½ cup butter and 1 cup sugar
  5. Add: 3 egg yolks beaten until light and fluffy and ¾ cup milk & vanilla
  6. Add: finely ground graham crackers
  7. Add: baking powder & flour
  8. Once combined carefully fold in egg whites by hand.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes (original recipe said 20 but mine wasn't near done!)
  10. Combine the softened butter, powdered sugar, egg yolk and vanilla and whip until creamy. Place between cooled cake layers.
  11. Beat cream with the honey until light and fluffy, top the cake with the whipped cream.
Recipe by FizlDizl at https://fizldizl.com/2017/05/24/vintage-graham-cracker-cake/