Bubbie Moses’s Honey Cake

Submitted by Roberta Berry

Another of Bubbie’s recipes given to my mom, Sadie. I make this for Rosh Hashanah. Enjoy!

Mom’s Honey Cake

Serves: many

Cooking time: 1 hour

Preheat oven to: 350°

2 glasses sugar (cups, I use less)

5 or 6 eggs, separated

mix yolks and sugar

Beat egg whites, and add to eggs and sugar. Mix well. Add: 1 pound melted honey (2 cups), 2 teaspoons of baking soda, 1 teaspoon each of nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves

4 teaspoons baking powder

5 glasses (cups) flour

2 Tablespoons oil

1 glass (cup) strong black coffee

1 glass (cup) seltzer or you can just use the coffee (2 glasses) chopped walnuts or almonds ( I use almonds). Pour into 3 loaf pans 3.5 x 5 lined with waxed paper and top with whole almonds.

Bake for 1 hour or longer depending on your oven.

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