Snowdrift was a brand of vegetable shortening.
From a box sold in Canby, Oregon.
Sift together into a large bowl:
- 2 1/4 cups sifted cake flour
- 3 tsp. double action baking powder
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup salt
- 1/2 cup snowdrift
- 3/4 cup milk
Mix until flour is dampened. Beat 2 minutes.
- 2 eggs
- 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 1/2 cup orange marmalade
Beat 1 minute. Pour into 2 greased 8″ layer pans lined with plain paper. Bake in moderate oven, 375 deg. about 25 minutes.
White & Gold Icing:
Cream 2 Tbsp. butter. Add 3 cups sifted confectioners sugar and 1/4 cup lemon juice alternately; beat to spreading consistency. Frost cake, and decorate top with 1/4 cup marmalade.