How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 375F..
  • Grease and flour a 9 inch round cake tin.
  • Cream the sugar, salt, and shortening.
  • Add the egg and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Mix in the vanilla.
  • In another bowl mix the flour and baking powder together.
  • Add 1/3 of the flour mixture to the creamed mixture and mix briefly.
  • Add 1/3 of the milk and mix.
  • Continue twice more with the remaining milk and flour.
  • Do not overmix.
  • Pour batter into cake tin.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean after inserrted.
  • Let the cake cool for 10 to 15 minutes, then remove from tin and let cool on a wire rack.
  • You can double this recipe for 2 tins if you want to make a layer cake.

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    " It was not good "
    Geniesque ate it and said...
    Moist but very dense and a tad too sweet. No flavour. Not a good recipe, sadly.
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    " It was not good "
    GoodGrindage ate it and said...
    I just made this cake. It's really a heavy cake and doesn't have much flavor to it at all. Sorry, I'm not a fan.
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    " It was not good "
    GoodGrindage ate it and said...
    I just made this cake. It's really a heavy cake and doesn't have much flavor to it at all. Sorry, I"m not a fan.
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  • maggiehc 6 years ago
    I've been looking for a better white cake recipe. I'll give this one a try.
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    thanks for sharing.....i agree ...you do need a simply easy cake recipe.......:}
    Mumtaz
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    mmm the easier the better.
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  • indyalb 6 years ago
    Yum! Sounds like wedding cake! Yummm! Thanks :)
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    I like this one! Thanks,joymarie
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Easy breezy for sure! Hope you had a chance to get caught up after the race. Jett
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