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Grandmother's Basic White Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret White
Added: Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. shortening (she recommends Crisco)
1 cup sugar
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
Milk to moisten

Directions:
Directions:
Stir together well and pour in floured greased pan. Cook @ 300 for 30 minutes. Watching closely and opening door as little as possible to prevent falling.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can substitute buttermilk if you'd like, but add baking soda if you do.

 

 

 

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