RoseAnn's StoryWhen I make a cake from scratch, this is the cake I make. I make this cake often. It is sooooo good.
2 1/4 c
1In large mixing bowl cream shortening, sugar, salt and vanilla. Add eggs and beat with mixer until mixture is very light and creamy. Add flour and buttermilk and beat 2 more minutes. In small mixing bowl mix cocoa, soda and hot water. Add to rest of batter. Put into a well geased and floured 13x9 inch pan. Bake at 350º for about 40-45 minutes. Frost with your favorite frosting.
Lori Lassiter LoriL - Oct 3, 2010
Your recipe calls for shortening,,what do you use...butter?? or crisco?? Would like to make this cake today for my friends birthday...please let me know asap.. Thank you Can't wait to try!!
tana robinson TANArobinson - Oct 3, 2010
when a recipe calls for shortening it is usually crisco, there is a difference in the finished product between shortening and butter
RoseAnn Wilson cruiser - Oct 3, 2010
Shortening means Crisco
veronica stadnicki ronniekane - Oct 9, 2010
what type of soda is used?
Carla Hackenberg hacksbaby - Oct 12, 2010