Grape Cake

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream shortening and sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Add mixture of flour, baking powder and salt, alternately with mixture of grape juice and milk, mixing well after each addition.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Fold beaten egg whites, gently into batter.
  • Pour into 2 greased and floured 9" cake pans.
  • Bake at 350* for 25 minutes, or cake tests done.
  • Cool in pans for 10-15 minutes.
  • Turn out onto wire racks to cool completely.
  • Split each layer horizontally.
  • Spread 1 1/2 cups GRAPE FILLING between layers.
  • Spread GRAPE FROSTING over top and side of cake.
  • Drizzle remaining filling over top.
  • GRAPE FROSTING.
  • combine sugar, egg whites, grape juice and syrup in double boiler.
  • Beat at low speed with electric mixer until well blended.
  • Place over boiling water.
  • Beat at high speed for 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
  • Remove from heat; beat until of spreading consistency.
  • Yield; enough frosting for 4 layers.
  • GRAPE FILLING:.
  • combine sugar, cornstarch, salt, grape juice and 1 cup of water in a saucepan, mix well.
  • Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  • boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat.add lemon juice and butter.
  • Cool.
  • Yield.enough frosting for a 2 layer cake.
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