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one 3-layer cake

How to Make It

Step 1

Grease and flour three 9-inch round cake pans; set aside.

Step 2

Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat well after each addition.

Step 3

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff peaks form; gently fold into batter.

Step 4

Pour one-third of batter into 1 prepared pan. Melt 3 squares chocolate and 1 1/2 tablespoons butter; stir into remaining two thirds batter. Pour into remaining prepared pans. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans, and cool completely.

Step 5

Spread Marshmallow Frosting between layers, placing white layer in the center. Frost top and sides of cake. Combine remaining chocolate and butter; melt over low heat, stirring frequently. Cool slightly, and drizzle over top of cake.

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