President Grover Cleveland's White Cake

16
Servings
30m
Prep Time
25m
Cook Time
55m
Ready In

Recipe: #37697

November 09, 2021



"White cake was the rage back then everyone had a recipe and made it . The frosting had raw egg whites I might use a different white frosting They decorated with candied violets"

Original recipe yields 16 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (113.5 g)
  • Calories 415.7
  • Total Fat - 12.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 32.2 mg
  • Sodium - 323.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 75 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.5 g
  • Sugars - 50.9 g
  • Protein - 3.6 g
  • Calcium - 220 mg
  • Iron - 1.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Step 2

Cake:

Step 3

Cream butter with sugar.

Step 4

To this add milk and vanilla

Step 5

Put baking powder into cornstarch and add flour.

Step 6

Sift 3 times

Step 7

Now gradually beat in flour mixture, and flavor with vanilla.

Step 8

Beat all together thoroughly.

Step 9

Then fold in the beaten egg whites.

Step 10

Put the mixture in three ( im guessing 4) 9" round cake pans that have been buttered after being lined with paper also well buttered.

Step 11

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and bake in this moderate oven 25 to 30 minutes. Take out of oven, allow to cool in pans.

Step 12

For Frosting:

Step 13

Beat the egg whites until stiff, then add the sugar gradually.

Step 14

Continue beating until the mixture is smooth and light.

Step 15

Add flavoring and mix well.

Tips & Variations


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