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LUSCIOUS BUTTERMILK CAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eloise Morgan
Added: Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. vegetable shortening
2 1/4 c. sugar
2 t. vanilla
1 T. lemon juice
6 large eggs, separated
3 c. sifted flour
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. soda
1 t. salt
3/4 c. buttermilk

Directions:
Directions:
Beat together shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Blend in vanilla, lemon juice. Add egg yolks, one at the time, blending just until smooth after each addition. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Add alternately with buttermilk. Beat egg whites until frothy, then gradually beat in 3/4 cup sugar until egg whites stand in stiff peaks. Fold egg whites into batter. Spoon batter into 10 inch tube pan or bundt pan that has been greased and dusted with fine bread crumbs. 350 1 1/4 hour

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We like this and I've used it since 1967. Serve with Lemon Butter Sauce.

 

 

 

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