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Buttermilk White Cake

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4 egg whites
2 cups all=purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk or sour milk
1/2 cup shortening
2 teaspoons vanilla

Let egg whites stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 9" round baking pans; set aside.

In large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Add buttermilk, shortening and vanilla; beat on low until combined. Beat on medium 2 minutes more, scraping bowl. Add egg whites; beat 2 minutes more. Batter will appear curdled.

Spread in pans. Bake 25-30 minutes of until tops spring back when lightly touched andn wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely and frost.

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