SILVER WHITE CAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, or 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cups shorting
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 3 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla or almond extract
  • 5 large egg whites

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Grease bottom and sides of rectangular pan, 13 X 9 X 2 inches, 2 round pans, 9 X 1 1/2 inches, or 3 round pans, 8 X 1 1/2 inches, with shortening; lightly flour.*
  • Beat all ingredients except egg whites in a large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly.
  • Beat on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Beat in egg whites on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Pour into pans(s).
  • Bake rectangle 40 to 45 minutes, 9-inch rounds 30 to 35 minutes, 8-inch rounds 23 to 28 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center.
  • Cool rectangle in pan on wire rack;
  • Cool rounds 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire rack.
  • Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • Frost as desired.

Notes

This cake recipe comes from 'Betty Crocker's Cookbook'. I made the cupcake version.

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