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Mimi's Butter Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bonnie Rudeski

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1/2 cups of cake flour( 2 T. Less per cup if regular flour)
4 1/2 tsp. Of double action baking powder
2 1/4 cups of sugar
1 1/2 tips.of vanilla
3/4 cup butter
3 eggs and 1 1/2 cups of milk or buttermilk

Directions:
Directions:
Sift dry ingredients together. Cream sugar and shortening, add eggs. Add flour and milk alternately. Grease and flour pans two 9 inch cake pans. I line pans with wax or parchment paper. Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes. Cool in pans 5 minutes and release from pans to cool. When cool ice with butter frosting and enjoy'

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the "go to" birthday cake for our family. Mimi( Irene Franks Sullivan 1918-2000) started the tradition!

 

 

 

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