Three Story Holiday Cake
|Whole wheat pastry flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Unbleached flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Egg whites||8 (At Room Temperature)|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Honey||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Frosting||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Butter and flour 3 8-inch round layer cake pans.
Sift together whole wheat pastry flour, unbleached white flour, baking powder, and baking soda three times.
In a large bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
In another large bowl, beat together butter, honey, and almond extract.
Add flour, a little at a time, alternating with milk, and mix well.
Gently fold in egg whites.
Turn into prepared pans, and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a cake tester or food pick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Cool in pans for 10 minutes.
Turn out onto wire racks, and cool thoroughly.
Frost between layers, top, and sides with Festive Frosting.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 6349 Calories from Fat 2236
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 253 g388.8%
Saturated Fat 131.4 g657.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 512.1 mg170.7%
Sodium 3724.9 mg155.2%
Total Carbohydrates 967 g322.4%
Dietary Fiber 28.8 g115.1%
Sugars 602.1 g
Protein 84 g167.5%
Vitamin A 118.2% Vitamin C 3.7%
Calcium 167.5% Iron 130.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet