President Eisenhower's Favorite Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

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.

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

becky watkins December 03, 2006

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