How to Make Pineapple Heaven
- Grease 2 9" cake pans. Heat oven to 375. Sift flour and measure, then sift together sugar and flour. Add shortening and 1/2 c. milk, vanilla and 1 egg. Beat 2 min. on low. Add remaining milk and the 2 eggs. Beat. Pour into pans, bake 25 - 30 min, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let stand 5 min, remove.
- TOPPING: Drain pineapple, reserving half the juices. Combine remaining with 2c. sugar and 2 tbs. water in small pot, cook until thickened. Pour slowly over stiffly beaten egg whites. Sprinkle reserved juice over cake layers to soften, distributing pulp over bottom layer. Add frosting, place top layer over, repeat.