Plain Cake Recipe

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 Cake flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking powder3 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Shortening1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (1/3 Cup Sugar)
 Milk3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Vanilla/Almond1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Light corn syrup1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 654 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.8%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g21.9%

Trans Fat 1.7 g

Cholesterol 57.1 mg

Sodium 590.9 mg24.6%

Total Carbohydrates 118 g39.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g31%

Sugars 43.3 g

Protein 13 g26.5%

Vitamin A 2.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 38.7% Iron 3.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sift and mix the dry ingredients.
Cream the sugar and shortening until light and fluffy.
Add the beaten egg and mix thoroughly.
Add the corn syrup if it is used.
Add the sifted dry ingredients alternately with the milk, beating thoroughly.
Add the vanilla.
Bake in two greased 8-inch layer-cake pans in a moderate oven (350 F ) for about 30 minutes.
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