Informal Wedding Cake Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings20
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
SpecialityInterest Group

Ingredients

 Sifted cake flour2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
 Baking powder4 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
 Vegetable shortening2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Milk1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Egg whites4 (Unbeaten)
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon
 Almond extract1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 204 Calories from Fat 66

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.5%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0.9 g

Cholesterol 1.4 mg

Sodium 191.8 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.29 g1.2%

Sugars 18.4 g

Protein 2 g5%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 9.3% Iron 7.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY:
1. Take cake pans and grease or line its bottoms using waxed paper.
2. Your cake pans must measure approximately 9", 7", 5" and 3" in diameter.
3. Preheat 350°

MAKING:
4. In a bowl mix together shifted flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
5. Add 1 cup of the milk and shortening to the mixture .
6. Blend it well at low speed ,until flour is dampened.
7. Do not overdo blending, beat the mixture for 2 minutes at low speed using an electric mixer or 300 strokes by hand.
8. Add eggs, remaining milk and flavorings to the batter
9. Beat one minute or 150 strokes by hand.
10. Pour the batter into greased pans, filling 1/2 to 2/3 full (It takes about half the batter to fill the 9" and the 3" pans, remaining batter to fill the 7" and the 5" pans).
11. Place the cakes in oven and bake for about 20 minutes for 2 small cakes, 30 minutes for larger cakes.
12. Place the cakes on rack and allow it to cool for 5 minutes.
13. Loosen the cake from sides of pan, turn out on rack, and remove paper.
14. Turn the cake right side up and allow it to cool.

SERVING:
15. Assemble the cake and serve it with flavored icing decoration.
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