Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups flour

  2. 1 1/2 cup sugar

  3. 3 1/2 tsp. baking powder

  4. 1 tsp. salt

  5. 1/2 cup shortening

  6. 1 cup milk

  7. 1 tsp. vanilla

  8. 4 egg whites

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat oven to 350°. Greas and flower baking pan, 13x9x2 or 2 round layer pans. Measure flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, shortening, milk and vanilla into a large mixer bowl. Blend ½ minute on low speed, scraping the sides. Beat 2 minutes on high speed. Add egg whites and beat 2 minutes on high speed. Pour into pan. Bake oblong 35-40 minutes, layers 30-35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool and frost. Variations you can add: ½ cup mini chocolate chips (toss in a small amount of flour so they don’t sink to the bottom of the cake) ½ cup fresh fruit, pat dry ½ cups nuts (usually pecan pieces)


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