Small white cake with Fluffy White Frosting

Small white cake with Fluffy White Frosting
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 397.8
  • Total Fat: 11.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.9 mg
  • Sodium: 434.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 69.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 5.2 g

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Introduction

Mom's Favorite Mom's Favorite
Number of Servings: 9

Ingredients

    for White Cake
    2 1/8 cup flour
    1 1/2 cup sugar
    3 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    3/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup shortening
    1 cup milk (I used skim milk)
    1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    4 egg whites

    for Fluffy White Frosting
    1 cup sugar
    1/3 cup water
    1/4 teaspoon cream of tar-tar
    2 egg whites

Tips

I like to sprinkle flaked coconut on after frosting this cake. But not this one, Mom's doesn't like coconut.


Directions

Grease generously and flour a 9" x 9" cake pan, set aside. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Sift together flour, sugar baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl. Add shortening, pour in milk and vanilla, beat for 2 minutes. Add egg whites and beat an additional 2 minutes.
Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 35-45 minutes until cake tests done. Cool.

While the cake is cooling, make the frosting.
Combine 1 cup of sugar, 1/3 cup water, and 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar, into a saaucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring till sugar desolves. Very slowly add sugar syrup to 2 unbeaten egg whites in a micing bowl, beating constantly with an electric mixer till stiff peaks form, about 7 minutes. Beat in 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Frost cooled cake.

Serving Size: 9 squares

Number of Servings: 9

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CRUELLA56.

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