Best Two-egg Cake Recipe

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Best Two-Egg Cake

Julia Reed

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@Jewelslayer

This is my grandma on my mom's side recipe. I never knew my grandma but from mom's recipe case (we use a 3x5 card case) I was digging through it and found hand writing I didn't recognize so it must be hers. I think my mom made this when I was a kid but I'm not sure. I just remember mom making this really awesome cake that she always made from scratch. You could probably use a pre-mixed box of cake but I have yet to try that


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Serves:

makes 2 cakes

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 large
eggs
2 1/4 c
sifted flour
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 c
plus 2 tablespoons of milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Stir shortening to soften. Gradually add sugar and mix thoroughly at medium speed.
2
Add vanilla, and then add the eggs one at a time mixing well after each. Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
3
Add to shortening mixture alternately with the milk, mixing after each addition.
4
Bake in 2 paper-lined 9x1 1/2-inch ROUND pie pans at 375 degrees for roughly 23-25 minutes
5
Cool and add any frosting you wish and serve
6
NOTE: May take longer to prepare until you get the recipe down

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy