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Silver Cake

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  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

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

Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3463 Calories from Fat 965

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 109 g168.2%

Saturated Fat 28.2 g140.8%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 11.3 mg3.8%

Sodium 2891.5 mg120.5%

Total Carbohydrates 579 g193.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.5%

Sugars 308.5 g

Protein 44 g89%

Vitamin A 2.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 129.8% Iron 150.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Silver Cake Recipe