One - Two - Three - Four Cake II

One - Two - Three - Four Cake II

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"This is a very old recipe. It uses basic items found in most any pantry."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 429 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.8g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 111 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 220 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9-inch round pans.
  2. Beat butter and 1 cup of sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until light and fluffy. The mixture should be noticeably lighter in color.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks well, then add to butter mixture.
  4. Sift together flour and baking powder. Add alternately with the milk to the butter-sugar mixture. Beat well. Add vanilla.
  5. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Add 1 cup sugar to the egg whites. Fold into cake batter.
  6. Divide evenly into three prepared 9 inch round pans. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 minutes.
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mmmm... this is a wonderful cake, & one of my new favorites, I put chocolate icing on mine, and also used baking soda instead of baking powder because I ran out but don't think that made too m...

Excellent white cake recipe! After eating this, you'll never want to make another box cake mix again. I'm a novice cake baker and this was very easy to put together and very well worth it.

I really liked this recipe for a classic yellow cake. I let my ingredients come up to room temperature before I started mixing. Next time, I might add an additional egg yolk just for a deeper ye...