Mrs. White's Cake recipe

Mona Larson


Historical handwritten recipes give me immense JOY,
excited to find this classic ~ wish I new more about it . Found on Pinterest .. I can't locate the original source.
if you look @ photo 2 of this recipe you will find a TREASURE link to a historical archive of cookbooks via scrbd.. I do NOT have a scribd account & am able to view on my iPad for FREE ~ My small way of being able to thank those that have shared their treasured family recipes ......

XooX mo


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1 c
1/2 c
butter, room temperature
1/2 c
sweet milk
eggs, separated
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Mrs. White's Cake recipe


  • 1Preheat oven to 350
    Sift flour & baking powder 3x
  • 2Beat egg whites stiff ~
  • 3Cream sugar, & butter VERY WELL ..
    Then add sweet milk.
    According to the Dairy Council of Wisconsin, the terms "sweet milk" and "sweet cream" were used to differentiate these items from cultured products like buttermilk and sour cream. When a recipe calls for sweet milk, it is referring to whole milk. When a recipe calls for sweet cream, it is referring to half-and-half cream or whipping cream, depending on the recipe. ~
  • 4Combine all ingredients ..
    EXCEPT YOLK > ie white cake .
  • 5Thinking @350 for apx. 30 minutes .. ~
    Experimenting more this week ~ will post pic's then
    & let you know how it goes .

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About Mrs. White's Cake recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #heritage, #cake

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