President Eisenhower's Favorite Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Cookin In Texas

I got a lot of these, I bought tons of recipe boxes from an auction recently, they are all on hand written index cards. NOTE: none of these have time or servings on them so I am guesstimating those.

Top Review by becky watkins

This sounds excellent. I will be trying it!! Thank you Cooking for posting it for us!! Love, Becky

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Sift flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt together.
  3. Cream shortening; beat in sugar gradually, mix in egg yolks and vanilla extract.
  4. Add cocoa and flour mixture alternating with milk.
  5. Beat egg whites until stiff.
  6. Fold stiff egg whites into mixture.
  7. Pour into 2 greased layer cake pans.
  8. Bake 25 minutes.
  9. Frost with favorite frosting.

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