Swans down-Harvest Dream Cake 1947

Swans down-Harvest Dream Cake 1947

Swans down-Harvest Dream Cake 1947

America’s favorite cake flour since 1894. For over 100 years, bakers have preferred swans down cake flour. That’s because swans down is made from the finest American soft winter wheat and repeatedly sifted so that it’s 27 times finer than all-purpose flour. Swans down cake flour is a pure soft flour that does not contain a leavening agent or salt. It is the perfect flour for all of your special baking needs.


  • 1 1/4 c. flour
  • 1 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 3/4 c. firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. soda
  • 3/4 c. cooking oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 c. (3 med.) peeled finely chopped apples
  • 3/4-1 c. chopped nuts


Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Generously grease and flour 12 cup fluted tube pan (nonstick finish pan too). In large large bowl, blend first 11 ingredients with 1 cup of the apples and nuts. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 50-65 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool upright in pan 15 minutes; cool. Turn onto serving plate.


  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 2-3 tsp. milk

In small bowl, blend glaze ingredients until smooth. Spoon over cake.


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