Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This was one of my most favorite cakes when I was a child.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream shortening and 1 cup of the sugar until light.
  2. Add vanilla and egg yolks, one at time; beating well after each.
  3. Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with cold water, beating after each addition.
  4. Beat egg white until soft peaks form; gradually add ¾ cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  5. Fold into batter; Blend well.
  6. Bake in 2 greased and lightly floured 8 by 2 ½ in round pans at 350 F for 35-30 minutes. Let cool. Frost.

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