Three Egg Cake
|Sifted cake flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking powder||3 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Eggs||3 , well-beaten|
|Bottled milk/6 tablespoon evaporated milk and 6 tablespoon water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt 3 times.
Work shortening with a spoon, until fluffy and creamy, then add sugar gradually, while continuing to work with a spoon until light.
Add eggs, beaten until very thick and light, and beat well with a spoon.
Add flour mixture and milk alternately in thirds, beating well after each addition witli a spoon.
Stir in the vanilla.
Pour into 3 greased and floured 8" or 9" layer cake pans and bake in a moderate oven of 350°F for 25 min., or until done.
Or, bake in a greased and floured pan about 13" x 9" x 2" in a moderate oven of 350ºF for 40 min., or until done.
Or pour into 2 greased and floured 8" x 8" x 2" cake pans and bake in a moderately hot oven of 375°F 35-40 min., or until done.