How to make it

  • Cream three-quarters cup of butter and one and one-quarter cups of sugar very well.
  • Stop stirring, pour one-half cup of cold water on top of butter mixture and whites of eight eggs slightly beaten on top of water; do not stir, add one teaspoon of vanilla.
  • Sift two and one-half cups of pastry flour, measure, then mix with two heaping teaspoons of baking-powder, and sift three times.
  • Add to cake mixture and then beat hard until very smooth.
  • Turn into ungreased angel cake pan, place in slow oven. -300F
  • Let cake rise to top of pan, then increase heat ( 350F ) and bake until firm.
  • Invert pan, when cool cut out.

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  • crazycookinchick 8 years ago
    OK I hope this is easy I think this is the white cake I'm going to use for our friends White Cake with mousse filling and butter cream frosting Bday Cake! Think it'll do the trick??
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    " It was excellent "
    debbie919 ate it and said...
    I agree, it's an intriguing recipe. Might have to try this one soon...thanks for sharing..and what a precious little dog!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wow fantastic and love that its an old recipe{love them thanks high5 and above
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