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Yield 1 9-inch layer cake


1 lb                         FLOUR, WHEAT, ALL PURPOSE
1 lb                         SUGAR, GRANULATED.
1 ½ tsp                  SALT
2 ½ tbsp               BAKING POWDER
6 tbsp                   MILK, NONFAT, DRY
6 oz                        SHORTENING
1 c                          WATER
1 1/8 c                  EGG WHITES
¼ c                          WATER
1 tbsp                    EXTRACT, VANILLA


  1. Sift together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and milk into mixer bowl.
  2. Add shortening and water to dry ingredients.  Beat at low speed 1 minute or until blended; continue beating at medium speed 2 minutes. Scrape down bowl.
  3. Combine egg whites, water, and vanilla. Add slowly to mixture while beating at low speed. Scrape down bowl. Beat at medium speed 3 minutes.
  4. Lightly spray each pan with non-stick cooking spray. Pour 1 quart batter into each greased and floured 9 x 2-inch cake pan. 
  5. Using a convection oven, bake at 300 F. for 25 to 35 minutes on low fan, open vent or until done. 
  6. Cool; frost if desired.