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Low Fat Cream Layer Cake

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Double acting baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 2
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed for layering)
  Strawberries 8 (for garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

MAKING
2. In a large bowl, sift flour with baking powder, sugar, and salt. Add egg yolks, vanilla, almond extract, and water to the dry mixture and beat to a smooth mixture.
3. Beat egg whites along with cream of tartar to a stiff mixture.
4. Fold egg white mixture carefully into flour mixture.
5. Divide equally between two 8-inch cake pans and bake each for 25 minutes or until the cake top bounces back when pressed using a finger.
6. Allow the cake to cool on a cake rack in the pan.
7. Using a spatula, loosen cake edges, and turn onto a clean plate.
8. Spread whipped cream atop on cake layer, place the second cake layer above it.
9. Cover the top and sides with whipped cream and garnish the cake top with strawberries.
10. Allow to chill until served.

SERVING
11. Slice Cream Layer Cake and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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