1 1/2 cup sugar
1 cup butter
1 tsp vanilla
2 3/4 cup sifted cake flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/3 cup milk
1 cup almonds, finely chopped
6 egg whites, stiffly beaten
STEP BY STEP:
Cream together sugar, butter, and vanilla
Stir together the cake flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
Stir in almonds
Gently fold in the egg whites. Pour into two greased and lightly floured 9×1-1/2 inch round baking pans
Bake at 375 degrees for 28 to 30 minutes.
Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans
Fill and frost with white frosting.
To make white frosting, in a saucepan, combine 1 cup sugar, 1/3 cup water, 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar, and dash salt
Bring mixture to boiling, stirring till the sugar dissolves
In mixing bowl place 2 egg whites; very slowly pour the hot sugar syrup over, beating constantly with electric mixer till stiff peaks form, about 7 minutes.
Beat in 1 tsp vanilla.
One of Grandma’s favorites and sure to be yours too!