How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 then grease and flour 3 round cake pans.
  • Mix flour, sugar, shortening, milk, baking powder, salt, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl.
  • Beat on low speed 30 seconds scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Beat on medium speed 2 minutes scraping bowl occasionally then pour batter into pans.
  • Bake 35 minutes then cool 10 minutes and remove from pans.
  • Poke a number of holes halfway through each layer using the handle of a wooden spoon.
  • Pour milk into holes then cool completely.
  • Combine all frosting ingredients and beat until frosting is smooth and spreadable.
  • Frost between layers and on top and sides of cake.

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  • Brittneybug1629 3 years ago
    Which milk do I pour in the holes? Condensed or regular?
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  • tmmdeli 4 years ago
    Which milk do I use for poked holes once I pull cake out of the oven?
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  • emalinabean 5 years ago
    Which milk am I supposed to use the condensed milk in? the holes or the batter?
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    OMG how did I miss this one, so glad I found it, I know I will totally love this wonderful cake. How could you possibly go wrong with condensed milk, YUM - You have my 5
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    " It was excellent "
    shepherdrescue ate it and said...
    I've never seen a cake recipe with sweetened condensed milk before, interesting! Sounds wonderful! I'm a fan!
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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    Finally a buttercream I mastered. YUMMY. Love the cake too, very tender crumb and moist. Was afraid it would be too sweet but it was just perfect. Thanks CM! You ROCK!
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    I was looking for a yellow cake w/chocolate frosting...I don't have the sweetened condensed milk....maybe I'll look for the recipe here on GR!! Today is my hubby's b-day
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