Today we made Brown Sugar Loaf with Strawberry Icing!
1C milk, 1C brown sugar, 4T butter, 3C flour, 1T cinnamon, 2t baking powder, 2 eggs, 1T almond extract
Icing: 4 1/4C powdered sugar, 16 oz fresh strawberries, rinsed, hulled and sliced
Preheat oven to 350F. Sift together dry ingredients. In separate bowl, cream butter with brown sugar.
Stir in eggs.
Mix in extract. Blend well.
Add dry ingredients to wet alternately with milk, until just blended, beginning and ending with dry.
Turn into greased 11″X 13″ pan.
Bake 40 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely. For icing, push strawberries through fine mesh sieve.
Sift powdered sugar into puree. Stir until barely pourable.
Cut cake in half horizontally with serrated knife. Spread 2/3 of icing on one half, cut side up.
Top with other cake half.
Spread remaining icing on top.