This is a lovely cake for special occasions. A lovely blend.
Gold and Silver Cake
- 1 cup butter
- 2 cups white sugar
- 3 eggs, separated
- 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 1/3 cups milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2 Cream 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup sugar; add egg yolks, mixing well. Combine 2 cups flour and 2 teaspoons baking powder. Add flour mixture alternately with 2/3 cup milk to creamed mixture. Pour into two greased and floured 9 inch round pans.
3 Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until done. Cool.
4 Cream 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup butter. Combine 2 cups flour and 2 teaspoons baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with 2/3 cup milk. Beat egg whites, and fold into batter. Stir in flavoring. Pour into two greased and floured 9 inch round pans.
5 Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool.
6 Spread your choice of frosting between layers, alternating yellow and white layers. Frost outside of cake.