White Buttermilk Cake

Kathy Joppie

By
@KoffeeQueen

This recipe came from a military cookbook my sister-in-law gave me over 20 years ago. She has made this several times. It is wonderful!

This cake can be left "naked", dusted with powdered sugar or frosted with your favorite frosting recipe.

This one is topped with fresh lemon curd.


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Serves:
9x13" pan
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
3 c
sugar
2 c
buttermilk, separated
4 c
sifted cake flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla
4 medium
egg whites, stiffly beaten

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Step-By-Step

1Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream together shortening and sugar. Add 1/2 cup buttermilk.

2Combine sifted cake flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to shortening mixture. Alternating with remaining 1 1/2 cups buttermilk. Stir in vanilla. Gently fold in beaten egg whites.

3Pour into a 9x13" greased baking dish. Bake for 50 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes