Lemon Fluff Cake

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A lovely moist cake.

Lemon Fluff Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/2 cup shortening

Instructions

1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour two 8 inch round cake pans.

2 Sift together; the flour, 1 cup of the sugar, the baking powder, and the salt.

3 Beat the egg whites until stiff but still moist. Gradually beat in 1/4 cup sugar until soft peaks are formed.

4 Add the milk, lemon extract, and shortening to the flour mixture, beat for 2 minutes, scraping bowl while beating. Fold in the egg whites and pour batter into prepared pans.

5 Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for about 25 minutes. Remove from pans and let cool. Fill with lemon filling and sprinkle confectioners sugar over the top or frost if desired.