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Easy White Cake

Yield 1 cake

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 egg whites

How to Make It

  1. Combine dry ingredients in the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer bowl. Add shortening, milk and vanilla. Attach bowl and flat beater to mixer. Turn to Speed 2 and mix about 1 minute. Stop and scrape bowl. Add egg whites. Turn to Speed 6 and beat about 1 minute, or until smooth and fluffy.

    Pour batter into two greased and floured 8- or 9-inch round baking pans. Bake at 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely on wire rack. Frost if desired.

    Equipment
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