This is my grandmothers and mother's recipe, Enjoy


  • 1/2 lb. butter
  • 2 C sugar
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 1 1/2 C buttermilk
  • 1 lb. graham crackers
  • 1/2 C nut meats (optional)
  • Whipped cream or ice cream


Cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolks, then graham crackers, crumbled, and buttermilk, fold in nut meats if desired.

Fold in egg white, gently.

Grease and flour pans, if using spring or tube pan, bake 1 hour, if using (2) 9" pans, bake for 45 minutes at 325F.

Cool and serve with whipped cream or ice cream

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Own collection
Submitted By: Sandy Wells
Graham Cracker Cake