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Billy's Old Fashion Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dorothy Dombrowski
Added: Sunday, May 27, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup of shortening
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1 tsp of vanilla
2 large eggs
2 1/4 cups of sifted flour
2 1/2 tsps of baking powder
1 tsp of salt
1 cup plus 1 tsp of milk

Directions:
Directions:
Stir shortening to soften. Gradually add sugar and cream thoroughly (12 minutes in a mixer at medium speed) Add vanilla. Add eggs one at a time. Make sure to beat well after each and every egg. Sift dry ingredients and add to cream mixture alternately adding the milk. Bake in a tube pan at 375 for about 40 minutes or until done.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My brother in law Billy loves this cake. My Mom makes it for him often. It is great with heavy cream and a cup of hot tea. It is the perfect way to end the day. You can have your cake and eat it too, with this recipe.

 

 

 

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