White Buttermilk Cake

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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
  • FROSTING OF CHOICE

How to Make White Buttermilk Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
    Cream together shortening and sugar. Add 1/2 cup buttermilk.
  2. Combine 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.
  3. Pour into a 9x13" greased baking dish. Bake for 50 minutes.

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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