Large White Birthday Cake

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I recently made this cake for a friend's birthday, and it is an old recipe from the 1950's. Sprinkle with coconut and chopped maraschino cherries if you wish.

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Servings:
18
Yield:
9 to 13 x inch cake

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sifted cake flour

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 5 egg yolk, beaten

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 ¼ cups milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch pan.

  2. Sift together cake flour, baking powder, and salt.

  3. In a large bowl, combine shortening, sugar, yolks, and vanilla; beat with mixer. Add sifted flour mixture alternately with milk in three parts; continue to beat until just blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  4. Bake for about 35 minutes. Remove from pan, and cool on a wire rack. Ice with Fluffy Boiled Icing. Sprinkle with coconut and chopped maraschino cherries if you wish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

226 Calories
8g Fat
37g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 226
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 215mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 3g
Calcium 89mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 57mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.