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Yellow Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Yellow Cake, by , is from The Gans Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dara Gans
Added: Thursday, August 6, 2009


Place in one bowl
2/3 Cup shortening
1 C sugar
1 t vanilla
2 eggs

Place in another bowl
2 1/2 C flour
1 T baking powder
1/2 t salt
1 C milk

Place in bowl wet ingredients (all BUT eggs) and beat with an electric mixer until fluffy, and creamy. Add eggs and beat well.

Shift together dry mixture in another bowl and shift together. Slowly add to wet mixture and mix.




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