1/3 cup corn starch
1/3 cup potato starch
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup water
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup buttermilk, powdered (or use milk alternative + 1 T lemon juice)
1/2 stick softened butter (use oil)
4 egg whites
2 teaspoons vanilla
In a sauce pan heat water and sugar together until sugar is dissolved -- make a simple syrup.
Mix simple syrup and oil on high with a hand mixer until light and fluffy.
Whisk together flours and baking powder.
Combine egg whites, buttermilk, and vanilla.
Alternately and slowly add flour mixture and buttermilk mixture to oil sugar mixture.
Frost them with soft frosting:
3 cups powdered sugar
5 Tablespoons butter
1/4 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Mix powdered sugar and butter with a hand mixer on medium. Stir in milk and vanilla until smooth. If necessary, stir in additional milk, a few drops at a time, until smooth and spreadable. Feel free to add food color of choice.