Dinette Cake

Lynnda Cloutier Recipe

By Lynnda Cloutier eatygourmet


From My Old Recipes

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1 1/4 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup milk
1/3 cup shortening
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
french silk frosting, recipe follows

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to3 50. Grease and flour square 8 x 8 inch pan. Beat all ingredients except frosting in large mixer bowl on low speed. Scrape bowl constantly 30 seconds. Beat on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally for 3 minutes.
Pour into pan. Bake til wooden pick comes out clean. For square pan, bake 35 to 40 minutes or a round pan, bake 35 minutes. Cool and frost with frosting.
French Silk Frosting:
1/3 cup margarine, softened
1 1/3 cups powdered sugar
1 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate, cooled
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp milk
Beat margarine, powdered sugar, chocolate and vanilla on low speed til blended. Gradually beat in milk til fluffy.
My Old Recipes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes

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Elaine Holmes lghtheart4
Jul 29, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
Elaine Holmes lghtheart4
Jul 29, 2012
The best cake ever!
Lynnda Cloutier eatygourmet
Jul 29, 2012
Thanks, Elaine. It's an oldie but a goodie. Glad you enjoyed it.