Bridal Shower Cake

For those of you contemplating making a friend or family member a bridal shower cake, here is a good white cake recipe.

Bridal Shower Cake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3 cups sifted cake flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 egg whites

Instructions

1 Grease two eight inch round cake pans. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

2 Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Sift flour with baking powder and salt, and add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Beat well. Stir in vanilla.

3 In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold 1/3 of the whites into the batter, then quickly fold in remaining whites until no streaks remain. Divide batter into prepared pans.

4 Bake for about 25 minutes. Cool. Cover with white butter icing, and decorate as desired. Makes 15 to 20 servings.

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