Hawaiian Lei Cake

Oven temperature: 360°F. (moderate)

Baking time: 20-25 min.

Yield: two 9″ round layers

Sift …2¼ cups sifted cake flour, 1½ cups sugar, 4 teaspoons double acting baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt into mixing bowl

Add …½ cup Homogenized Spry, ¾ cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 teaspoon orange extract

Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …4 unbeaten egg whites, ¼ cup milk

Beat …200 strokes (same as above)

Pour …into 2 round 9″ Sprycoated layer pans 1½″ deep

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool …and remove from pans.

Spread …Waikiki Frosting between layers and on sides and top of cake.

Decorate …with a “lei” made by arranging bits of pineapple, candied orange peel, and citron around top of cake.

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