Wednesday, March 13, 2013

#2705 - White Velvet Cake

(by Aunt Faye [Herman] Minier)

2 1/2 cups sifted CAKE flour (measure before sifting)
1 1/2 cups white sugar
3 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
1 cup milk
3 egg whites
2 tsp. vanilla

In a mixer add white sugar and Crisco--beat. Add egg whites--beat. Add baking powder and salt--beat. Add milk and vanilla--beat. Slowly add sifted cake flour--beat until mixed, then beat for 2 minutes. Pour batter into a greased 9 x 13 cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-35 minutes--test with a toothpick for doneness. Cool completely. Frost as desired.

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