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  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 1 Cake
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       1 pt Rpose flour
   1 1/4 c  Sugar
   2 1/2 ts Baking powder
       1 ts Salt
       1 c  Milk
     1/2 c  Shortening
       2    Eggs
       1 ts Vanilla
            Maple Frosting (below)
   In mixing bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add 3/4
   cup of the milk and the shortening. Beat 2 minutes on medium speed of
   electric mixer. Add remaining milk, eggs, and vanilla. Beat 2 minutes more.
   Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 8 x 1 1/2-inch round baking pans.
   Bake at 350 for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans. When
   cool, fill and frost with Maple Frosting.
   MAPLE FROSTING: In saucepan cook 1 1/4 cups pure maple syrup to soft ball
   stage (238). Gradually add the hot maple syrup to 2 stiffly beaten egg
   whites, beating constantly with electric mixer. Stir in 1/4 cup sifted
   powdered sugar and beat till well blended.