Dinette Cake33 Reviews
“A simple 1 egg cake designed for small kitchens.” - by Karen Moran
Original recipe yields 1 - 8x8 inch pan
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), grease and flour an 8x8 inch pan.
- Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Add shortening and milk. Mix until smooth, then add vanilla and egg. Mix well.
- Pour into an 8x8 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
Amount Per Serving (10 total)
- 233 cal
- 7.8 g
- 37.9 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (33)Rate This Recipe
"It's just a matter of personal expectations, I guess, that account for the variation in reviews of this recipe. This is a basic, standard recipe for Dinette Cake that is quite common and has been arou..." See morend forever, so again, liking it or not is a matter of personal preference because there isn't anything "wrong" with the recipe. I didn't like it and won't tinker with it to make it better or different. It IS fluffy and moist, but it has a coarse, open crumb I found unappealing. "
"Bravo ! Excellent coffee cake. Very easy to make. I added a tablespoon of shortening and an extra teaspoon of vanilla & butter extract for added moistness and flavor. Overall an A+ ! Works great in a ..." See moremini toaster oven :)"
"I have this thing about cooking with shortening, I hate it. So, instead I substituted Land-O-Lakes Light Butter, and the cakes (we made mini, individual heart cakes instead of one big one) came out ab..." See moresolutely delicious. They were fluffy and moist and had a lot of flavor."
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