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White Layer Cake

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The white layer cake is a vanilla flavored layer cake. Simply prepared with cake flour, sugar, eggs and milk, the white layer cake can be made with added nuts too. Baked and assembled, the white layer cake can be served with a caramel or sugar syrup.
Ingredients
  Cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Emulsifier Type)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by preheating the oven to 350F degrees
MAKING
2.In a bowl, sift dry ingredients together
3.Then add shortening, milk and vanilla; beat 300 strokes with a spoon, or 2 minutes with electric mixer at medium speed, until well blended; add egg whites and beat 2 minutes more.
4.Pour into 2 greased and lined 8 inch round layer pans.
5.Bake in the oven for 25 to 30 minutes
SERVING
6.Serve with ice cream, if desired

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cake Flour
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
What the heck is an emulsifier type shortening? Please don't use words that are not defined in the "encyclopedia."