This is an old recipe I have for a white cake, and it taste very good.

Heavenly White Cake

Ingredients

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

Instructions

    1 Measure sifted flour, baking powder, and salt; sift together three times.

    2 In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Add 1/2 cup sugar gradually, and continue beating only until meringue will hold up in soft peaks.

    3 Cream butter or margarine. Gradually add remaining 1 cup sugar, and cream together until light and fluffy. Add sifted ingredients alternately with milk a small amount at a time, beating after each addition until smooth. Mix in flavorings. Add meringue, and beat thoroughly into batter. Spread batter in a 15 x 10 x 1 inch pan which has been lined on the bottom with parchment paper.

    4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes, then remove from pan and transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling. This cake may also be baked in two 9 inch round pans for 30 to 35 minutes, or in three 8 inch round pans for 25 to 30 minutes.


Comments

LillyCakes Says... 20 Sep 2010 , 11:58am

This cake was great. It was light and fluffy. I now have a white cake recipe that I will use all the time. Thanks for the great recipe.

JustBakedCakes Says... 19 Oct 2010 , 6:48pm

tHIS MIGHT BE A STUPID QUESTION BUT IS THIS A PURE WHITE CAKE? i'M LOOKING FOR SOMETHING i CAN COLOR.


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