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Mrs. Billett's White Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
mary disomma

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Parchment paper
1 cup milk
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
3 cups cake flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
5 egg whites

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
cup unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
2 tablespoons milk

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 Grease 3 8-inch round cake pans; line bottoms with parchment paper, and grease and flour paper.
2. Stir together milk and vanilla.
3. Beat butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Sift together flour and baking powder; add to butter mixture alternately with milk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed just until blended after each addition.
4. Beat egg whites at medium speed until stiff peaks form; gently fold into batter. Pour batter into prepared pans.
5. Bake at 350 for 20 to 23 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks; discard parchment paper. Cool completely (about 40 minutes).
6. To make the frosting cream room temperature butter until smooth and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until fully incorporated. Beat in vanilla extract.
7. Pour in milk and beat for an additional 3-4 minutes.
8. Spread Vanilla Buttercream Frosting between layers (about 1 cup per layer) and on top and sides of cake.

 

 

 

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