Best Two-Egg Cake Recipe

The two egg cake is a simple and basic cake made with two eggs and flour. Flavored with vanilla and sweetened with sugar, the two egg cake makes a simple family dessert.


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 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Cake flour2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
 Baking powder2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Milk18 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3670 Calories from Fat 1132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 127 g195.4%

Saturated Fat 33.7 g168.7%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 450 mg

Sodium 3177 mg132.4%

Total Carbohydrates 586 g195.2%

Dietary Fiber 34.9 g139.4%

Sugars 315.3 g

Protein 68 g135.5%

Vitamin A 15.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 151.7% Iron 19.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Stir shortening to soften.
Gradually add sugar, creaming thoroughly (12 to 15 minutes at medium high speed on mixer).
Add vanilla.
Add eggs,1 at a time, beating well after each.
Sift flour with baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating after each addition.
Bake in 2 paper lined 9x11/2 inch round pans at 375° about 23 minutes.