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Lady Baltimore Cake

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4
  Pink mountain frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lady baltimore filling 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

1. Grease bottoms of two 9-inch layer cake pans; line pans with wax paper; grease and flour paper; tap out. 2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, shortening, 3/4 cup milk and vanilla in the large bowl of electric mixer. Beat at low speed until blended, then beat at high speed for 2 minutes. Add remaining 1/2 cup milk and egg whites; continue beating at high speed, scraping down side of bowl often, 2 minutes longer; pour batter into pans.
3. Bake in moderate oven (350°) 30 minutes, or until center springs back when lightly pressed with fingertip.
4. Cool layers in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; loosen around edges with a knife; turn out onto wire racks; remove wax paper; cool completely.
5. Put layers together with lady Baltimore filling; frost side and top with pink mountain frosting. Decorate with maraschino cherry halves and pecan halves, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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