1 7/8 cup cake flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt; stir to blend; resift with sugar. Cut the shortening into the dry ingredients until the mixture looks crumbly. Label and store in a sealed plastic bag at room temperature.
Makes 1 package mix.
Each package makes two 8 or 9 inch layers or one 9x13x2 inch rectangle.
Pour 1 package of mix into a mixing bowl; add 3/4 cup milk and 1 1/4 tsp vanilla extract. Beat. Add 2 eggs. Beat.
Grease and dust with flour. Bake round cake pans at 375 for 25 minutes. Bake 9x13x2 inch pan for 30 – 35 minutes.
Cool cake for 10 minutes in an before turning out on racks.
Follow the same directions. Replace 2 eggs with 3 unbeaten egg whites.