White Layer Cake

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Adapted from my Grandma's collection of "Secret" cake recipes.

A pleasant surprise awaits all who profit by her suggestions, which were drawn from her vast storehouse of practical knowledge

Her notes indicate this recipe won 29 First Prizes


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Serves:

6 Servings

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
1 1/3 c
sugar
2 1/2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
3 tsp
baking powder
1 c
whole milk (at room temp)
1 tsp
vanilla
whites of three eggs (at room temp)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-Heat oven to 350 degrees. Butter or spray with cooking spray 2 9 inch round baking pans, place parchment round in each, spray or butter again and coat with flour.

Set aside.
2
Cream shortening and sugar.

Sift flour with baking powder and add to the creamed mixture, alternately with the milk
3
Add flavoring and mix well

Gently fold in the well beaten egg whites.
4
Pour into prepared pans and bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned and cake tester comes out clean.

Let cool in pan for 10 minutes and invert onto cooling rack.

Cool completely before frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom