How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour three 9” round pans.
  • Cream shortening, apple butter, and sugars.
  • Add eggs, one at a time. Beat in vanilla and mix very well.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
  • Add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture.
  • Pour into pans, spreading out to create a slight depression in the middle of each.
  • Bang pans sharply on countertop.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until tests done.
  • Cool in tins 10 minutes, invert onto racks and cool completely.
  • Fill between layers with apple, plum or blackberry jam, drizzle top with caramel sauce.

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    " It was excellent "
    jimmytan ate it and said...
    looks delicious
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  • jo_jo_ba 7 years ago
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 289.0
    Total Fat: 9.9 g
    Cholesterol: 41.0 mg
    Sodium: 38.9 mg
    Total Carbs: 46.7 g
    Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
    Protein: 4.5 g
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  • jo_jo_ba 7 years ago
    use 1 cup minus two tbsp regular flour for every cup cake flour.
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  • casgraham 7 years ago
    Any ideas for substitutions on cake flour?
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  • chefmeow 7 years ago
    Sounds excellent. I too will be making this over the weekend.
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  • crystalwaters 7 years ago
    Sounds scrumptious ~ can always count on Ms Baird for great recipes! Have bookmarked for baking next weekend ... thanx for an excellent post~ :-)
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