Old Fashioned Bible Cake

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Heavenly delicious and steeped in tradition, the “Old Fashioned Bible Cake” is a divine dessert that brings together faith and flavor. More than just a treat, it’s a testament to the time-honored practice of baking with scripture.📜🎂

This “Bible Cake” derives its unique name from an era when recipes were shared with Bible verse references. Each ingredient can be found in the Good Book, making it a delightful way to engage with scripture while satisfying your sweet tooth.🍯🌿

Ingredients like ‘Cup of Judges 5:25 (butter)’, ‘2 Jeremiah 6:20 (sugar)’, and ‘3 Jeremiah 17:11 (eggs)’ turn this cake-making journey into a sacred quest. Time to break open the Bible and your baking kit! 🥚🥄

Genesis: Gathering the Ingredients

Starting with ‘1 Kings 4:22 (flour)’ and ending with ‘Revelation 18:13 (cinnamon)’, compiling the ingredients for this biblical dessert is a quest in itself. But fear not, for the result is a heavenly cake that’ll make you exclaim, “Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good!” 😇🍰

Tip: Ensure to sift your flour before using it. This will not only remove any unwanted impurities but also aerate the flour, leading to a lighter, fluffier cake.

As the “Song of Solomon 4:14 (spices)” mingle with the “Jeremiah 6:20 (sugar)” and “Judges 5:25 (butter)”, the heavenly aroma will begin to fill your kitchen, turning it into a celestial bakery.🌸🍃

Exodus: Baking the Cake

Once the ingredients are mixed and blessed, the divine dough is ready for the fiery furnace – or in modern terms, the oven. Just remember, patience is a virtue, especially when it comes to baking!🔥🕰️

Tip: Don’t open the oven door too soon or the temperature change might cause your cake to collapse.

As the Old Fashioned Bible Cake rises to perfection, it’s time to prepare for the revelation – the moment you take the first bite and experience the holy matrimony of flavors.🍴💫

And lo and behold, your Old Fashioned Bible Cake is ready to serve, a true testament to the divine joy of baking!

Tip: Let the cake cool completely before you cut into it. This not only prevents it from crumbling but also allows the flavors to fully develop.

Old Fashioned Bible Cake

Course: DessertCuisine: American


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A divinely delicious cake steeped in tradition and biblical references. A sweet way to engage with scripture while satisfying your dessert cravings.


  • 3/4 cup Judges 5:25 (butter)

  • 2 cups Jeremiah 6:20 (sugar)

  • 3 Jeremiah 17:11 (eggs)

  • 2 1/2 cups 1 Kings 4:22 (flour)

  • 1/2 teaspoon Leviticus 2:13 (salt)

  • 2 Chronicles 9:9 (spices)

  • 1/2 cup Judges 4:19 (milk)

  • 1/4 cup Genesis 43:11 (honey)

  • 1/2 cup Numbers 17:8 (almonds)


  • Preheat your oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a Bundt pan.
  • In a bowl, cream together Judges 5:25 (butter) and Jeremiah 6:20 (sugar) until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in Jeremiah 17:11 (eggs) one at a time.
  • In another bowl, combine 1 Kings 4:22 (flour), Leviticus 2:13 (salt), and 2 Chronicles 9:9 (spices). Add these dry ingredients alternately with Judges 4:19 (milk) to the creamed mixture, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.
  • Stir in Genesis 43:11 (honey) and Numbers 17:8 (almonds).
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for about 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning it out onto a wire rack to cool completely.


  • While baking, ensure not to open the oven too often as it can lead to uneven baking.
  • If you don’t have a Bundt pan, you can use a regular cake pan, but adjust the baking time accordingly.
  • For an extra touch, dust the cooled cake with powdered sugar or drizzle with a simple icing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I substitute the almonds with other nuts?
A: Yes, feel free to substitute almonds with other nuts like walnuts or pecans.

Q: Can I use almond milk instead of regular milk?
A: Yes, almond milk can be used in place of regular milk for a dairy-free version.

Q: Can I make this cake without honey?
A: Yes, if you prefer not to use honey, you can increase the amount of sugar slightly.

Q: How long does this cake stay fresh?
A: If stored properly in an airtight container, this cake will stay fresh for about 3 to 4 days at room temperature.

Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson
Hey there! I'm Jamie Anderson. Born and raised in the heart of New York City, I've always had this crazy love for food and the stories behind it. I like to share everything from those "Aha!" cooking moments to deeper dives into what's really happening in the food world. Whether you're here for a trip down culinary memory lane, some kitchen hacks, or just curious about your favorite eateries, I hope you find something delightful!

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