Delicate White Cake

Mrs. Russell Adams

Thoroughly cream:

  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2 cups suger

Add 1 tsp vanilla

Sift together:

  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder

Add sifted ingredients alternately with 1 cup water. Beat well after each addition.

Fold in:

  • 4 stiffly beaten egg whites
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Bake in two 9″ pans in 350° oven for 30 minutes.

Ice with 7 Minute Icing and sprinkle with Coconut, if desired.

Mrs. Loduskee Ham, PM
Farmerville, La. #207 OES

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 Tbsp light corn syrup
  • 5 Tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar

Combine in top of double boiler. Beat for 1 minute at high speed; place over boiling water and beat till mixture forms peaks when beater is raised, about 7 minutes. Remove from boiling water.

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