Birthday Cake Recipe

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Birthday Cake

Barbara Gabriel

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@potluck

I got this from a friend, probably 35 yrs ago. She made cakes for weddings and special occasions. This is the recipe she used. I made all of my childrens birthday cakes. And quite a few of my grandchildrens birthday cakes. This is a very good cake. very moist. The longer it sits the better it is.


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Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 c
crisco
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla flavoring
3 c
flour, al purpose
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
warm water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour pans and set aside. You can make 3-8" layers or 2-9" layers or 1 -9 x 13.
2
Mix sugar & crisco, add eggs 1 at a time mixing after each egg.
3
Dissolve the baking soda in the 1/2 cup warm water.
Set aside
4
Sift flour into the mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Add vanilla, mix in the water with soda dissolved in it last.
5
Makes 3-8" layers, 2-9" layers or 1- 9" x 13". Bake 350 for 35-45 minutes. You can make chocolate by adding 3 tsp. cocoa to the soda & water.

About this Recipe

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