Home Made By Mom

by Nayana H
(London)



2 1/2 c. sifted cake flour
3 tbsp. dry milk
3 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 3/4 c. sugar
2/3 c. white shortening
1 c. water
1 tsp. white vanilla
1/4 tsp. almond flavoring
5 egg whites, unbeaten

Sift together in large mixing bowl flour, dry milk, baking powder, salt and sugar. Add shortening, water, vanilla and almond flavorings. With mixer beat at medium high speed 2 minutes. Add egg whites and beat 1 more minute. Pour in 2 layer pans or 1 oblong cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool. Decorate with following icing.

WEDDING CAKE ICING:

1/2 c. shortening
1 box powdered sugar
2 egg whites
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. glycerine

Beat in egg whites to creamed shortening. Then add sugar and mix well. Next add vanilla and almond extract. Then if wanted, add glycerine.

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