White Mountain Cake Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 15 Print This is a great show piece of a cake. White Mountain Cake Ingredients 3/4 cup shortening1 3/4 cups white sugar3 cups cake flour1/2 teaspoon salt4 teaspoons baking powder1 cup milk5 egg whites1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon almond extract Instructions 1 Sift and measure flour. Add salt and baking powder, and sift again. 2 In a large bowl, cream shortening. Add sugar gradually, and cream until fluffy. Add sifted ingredients alternately with milk and flavoring. Beat thoroughly after each addition. 3 Beat egg whites until stiff, and fold into mixture. Pour batter into greased 9 inch round pans. 4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 30 minutes.