One - Two - Three - Four Cake III

One - Two - Three - Four Cake III

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"1 cup shortening, 2 cups sugar, 3 cups flour, and 4 eggs gives this basic yellow cake recipe flavored with vanilla and almond its name."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 144 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.6g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 65 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) Grease and flour three 9 inch round pans. Sift flour and baking powder together, and set aside. In a separate bowl, add vanilla and almond extract to milk and set aside.
  2. Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition. Add flour mixture alternately with milk. Mix until smooth and divide into three 9 inch round pans.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
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I modified this recipe slightly, and it recipe makes a really good, dense layer cake for a strong frosting. Make it with a fudgy icing and you will have a very rich cake. My modifications: (1)...

With minor modifications this is a 5-star yellow cake recipe; as good as it gets! I like the moistness of shortening, but I also I like the flavor and richness of butter - so I used a 50/50 comb...

I have been using this recipe for years with butter instead of shortening and have had very good results.