Silver Cake MMB

Melanie B


jackpot!!! I found Mama's recipe for a super white- white cake. I have made and eaten this many times in the past. Mama wrote out the recipe for me awhile back I just now found it.


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  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 1/4 c
    sifted cake flour (sift first then measure)
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 4
    egg whites beaten stiffly

How to Make Silver Cake MMB


  1. Cream shortening. Gradually add sugar.
  2. Sift flour with baking powder and salt 3 times.
  3. Add alternately (in thirds) with milk, water, and extracts. Beat well after each addition, ending with the flour mixture.
  4. Fold in egg whites that have been beaten to stiff peaks.
  5. Bake in 2 greased and floured 9" layer cake pans in a moderately hot oven of 375 F for 25-30 minutes or until done.

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About Silver Cake MMB

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #white cake

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