Old Southern Sugar Cake with Gluten Free Substitutions

Old Southern Sugar Cake with Gluten Free Substitutions

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup of Vegetable Shortening.
  • 1 Cup of Milk.
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons of Vanilla Extract.
  • 2 Cups Plus 2 Tablespoons of All-Purpose Flour. GF us Domata
  • 1 1/2 Cups of Granulated Sugar.
  • 4 Teaspoons of Baking Powder.
  • 1 Teaspoon of Salt.
  • 4 Large Egg Whites.
  • Powdered Sugar for Dusting (Optional).
  • 10" Iron Skillet.

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. With a handheld or stand mixer with paddle attachment, cream together your milk, shortening and vanilla for a few minutes.
  3. In a separate bowl, place your flour, baking powder, salt and sugar, and mix these all together.
  4. Add flour about one third at a time, mixing until all is incorporated.
  5. Now put in your egg whites, and mix until just combined.
  6. Pour your batter into your oiled iron skillet and bake for 40-45 minutes (I took mine out at 42), let cool a little and serve with powdered sugar on top or with fresh fruit and ice cream.