Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

As usual, I use whole wheat flour, but all-purpose will work just as well. For a heart-healthier, though not really yellow, version use 3 T egg whites instead of the whole egg.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F Grease & flour two 9” cake pans.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder & salt. Set aside.
  3. With electric mixer on medium, cream together shortening & sugar, beating for 5 minutes.
  4. Gradually add egg & egg whites, beating well after each addition.
  5. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately w/ milk, vanilla, & almond extract. Pour into cake pans.
  6. Bake 25-30 minutes; Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then invert onto wire racks to finish cooling.
  7. Frost with favorite icing (I suggest milk chocolate!).

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