A Good Basic Cake

A Good Basic Cake

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Total: 1 hr 15 min
  • Serving: 8

A Good Basic Cake is perfect for making a last minute layer cake or cupcakes.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup dry milk powder

Directions

  1. Cream first 3 ingredients together in mixing bowl. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  2. Sift remaining ingredients together. Add to creamed mixture, alternately with 1 cup water, beginning and ending with flour.
  3. Pour into greased and floured bundt pan. Bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour.
  4. May be baked in 3 layer pans or cupcake pans at 350 degrees F for 20 to 30 minutes.

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