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Silver Cake

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sifted cake flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bottled milk/1/4 cup evaporated milk and 1/4 cup water mixed together 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4 , stiffly beaten
Directions

Work shortening with the back of a spoon until fluffy and creamy.
Then add sugar gradually, while continuing to work with a spoon until light.
Sift flour with baking powder and salt 3 times, then add alternately in thirds with combined milk, water, and extracts, beating after each addition with a spoon until smooth.
Fold in egg whites beaten until they hold up in moist peaks.
Bake in 2 greased and floured 9" layer cake pans in a moderately hot oven of 375°F for 25-30 min., or until done.
Or turn into 3 8" or 9" layer cake pans, and bake in a moderately hot oven of 375ºF for 20 min., or until done.
For uses of egg yolks.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg

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