One - Two - Three - Four Cake II

This is a very old recipe. It uses basic items found in most any pantry.

One – Two – Three – Four Cake II


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


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch round pans.

2 In a large bowl, cream butter and 1 cup of the sugar. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks well, then add to butter mixture.

3 Sift together flour and baking powder. Add alternately with the milk to the butter-sugar mixture. Beat well. Add vanilla.

4 Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Add 1 cup sugar to the egg whites. Fold into cake batter.

5 Divide evenly into three prepared 9 inch round pans. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 minutes.


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