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Marshmallow Cake

"This is a very old recipe that belonged to my grandmother. I hope that you like it."
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servings 130 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 -9 inch layers)


  • Calories:
  • 130 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.9g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 85 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease two 9 inch layer cake pans.
  2. Cream the shortening, add the sugar gradually.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, and salt. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk to the creamed mixture.
  4. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks are formed. Fold the beaten egg whites and the vanilla into the cake batter. Pour batter into the prepared pans.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes.

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I made cupcakes and was disappointed. It was exceptionally dry and doughy. If I had folded in the egg whites without the additional 1/4 C. milk, I don't believe the batter would have accepted...

Very flavorful cake, I did add 1/4cup more milk to the batter(batter was way too dry) probably would never make again

This is lovely, made as the recipe instructs. Light, sweet, slightly sponge-y, and will be perfect with fruit. It is quite sweet, and not everyone will want a sweet frosting on it. Do NOT add...

amazing. used a 9 inch square, baked for 1 hour, and was amazing. can't say how amazing it is. so simple and disappearing as i write this

This was very good, although it tasted like corn bread to me. Was it supposed to taste like that? I put fruit dip on top with fruit on the side. It was delicio!!:]