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Grandma Gretchen’s White Cake with Boiled Frosting Recipe

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2007 Minnesota Aharts' Cookbook
Added: Sunday, October 28, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
2 cups of Cake Flour
3 Tablespoons of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 cup of butter
1 Cup of Sugar
3/4 cup of milk
1 teaspoon of vanilla
3 Egg Whites
Boiled Frosting:
2 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup white corn syrup
3/4 cup water
2 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cake:
1. In medium sized bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg whites, milk, and vanilla and mix until blended.
2. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to butter mixture in two intervals then mix on high for two minutes.
3. Pour into a greased and floured 9x13" pan. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes. Cool and frost with Boiled Frosting.

Boiled Frosting:
1. Cook sugar, corn syrup, water in saucepan. Heat slowly to boiling, stirring until sugar is dissolved and boiling point is reached. Boil until long thread stage, 8-10". Remove from heat.
2. In separate bowl quickly beat egg whites with salt until stiff peaks form. Then beat in syrup mixture in intervals. Add vanilla and beat with a spoon until frosting is stiff and holds its shape.
3. Delicious sprinkled with coconut!

 

 

 

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