How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Grease and flour a 9 inch round baking tin.
  • In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar.
  • Add shortening, milk, almond extract.
  • Beat for 2 minutes.
  • Add eggs and beat for two minutes more.
  • Pour into tin and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Open oven door and spread topping mixture over cake top.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • You can frost the side of the cake with vanilla & coconut icing for a fancier look.

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    " It was excellent "
    dynie ate it and said...
    I've made this...but not with the almond extract. That sounds good!
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  • kcmm 9 years ago
    Ok I just made this cake and it rocks!!! I didn't have a 9" pan so I used my round one with a hole in the middle and it rised up to the top what a great cake. Thank you for the recipe!!
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  • kcmm 10 years ago
    My daughters will love this recipe I can't wait to make it for them. Thanks for the post!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    tippy, I have to stop looking at your recipes today. I'm loving them all waaaay too much..something to do with pms maybe??? ;0)
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