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Yellow Cake with Pineapple Frosting Recipe

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This recipe for Yellow Cake with Pineapple Frosting, by , is from Gails Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gail Hagen
Added: Monday, August 24, 2009


2/3 c. butter, softened
1 3/4 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 3/4 c. flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 1/4 c. milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 13 x 9 x 2 inch cake
pan; two 9 inch or three 8 inch round layer pans. In large mixer bowl,
mix butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until fluffy. Beat 5 minutes on high
speed, scraping bowl occasionally. On low speed mix in flour, baking
powder and salt alternately with milk. Pour into pans. Bake oblong
45-50 minutes; layers 30-35 minutes; until toothpick inserted in
center comes out clean. Ice with pineapple icing.


1 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
2 cans crushed pineapple, drained
1 1/2 c. pineapple juice
2 tbsp. butter
8 tbsp. flour
2 eggs

Mix sugar, flour and salt. Add beaten eggs, pineapple and juice. Cook
in double boiler over boiling water until thick, stirring constantly. Remove
from heat and add butter and mix well. Cool and spread between layers,
on top and sides of cake.




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