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white mountain cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jeanine B
Sumner, WA

To add the element of orange to it, use orange extract instead of almond.

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
method Bake

Ingredients For white mountain cake

  • 3 c
    cake flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 3/4 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
  • 5
    egg whites
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract

How To Make white mountain cake

  • 1
    Sift and measure flour. Add salt and baking powder, and sift again.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, cream shortening. Add 1 cup of the sugar gradually, and cream until fluffy. Add sifted ingredients alternately with milk and flavoring. Beat thoroughly after each addition.
  • 3
    Beat egg whites until stiff. Gradually add in the remaining 3/4 cup sugar to egg whites and fold into mixture. Pour batter into greased 9 inch round pans. Using parchment paper to line the bottom will yield a better result when removing from pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Cool, and frost with Creamy Frosting. To make Prosperity Cake, add orange extract instead of almond.