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Three Story Holiday Cake

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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