Butternut Cake Recipe

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Butternut Cake

Bryson Hatfield

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@brysonhatfield

I copied this recipe from an old church cookbook that was published back in the 1980's. Alese Nixon submitted this recipe.


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Ingredients

1 c
butter or margarine, softened
2 c
granulated sugar
4 large
eggs
2 1/2 c
self-rising flour, sifted
1 c
milk
1 Tbsp
butternut flavoring

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1 stick
butter or margarine, softened
1 pkg
cream cheese, softened
1 lb
confectionary sugar, sifted
1 Tbsp
butternut flavoring
4 Tbsp
milk
1 c
chopped pecans, if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Alternating with milk, beat in flour, beginning and ending with flour. Add flavoring. Pour into three floured and greased 9 inch layer cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until done.
2
Cream the butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Beat in sugar, flavoring and nuts. Spread between layers, top and sides. You may have to add a little milk to thin icing to make it spread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes