Golden Spice Cake Recipe

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Golden Spice Cake

Dianne Ward

By
@dianne710

From my mother's 1946 Women's Home Companion Cookbook which she received as a wedding gift.


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Ingredients

2 1/2 c
cake flour
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
allspice, ground
1/4 tsp
mace
1/2 tsp
cloves, ground
3/4 c
shortening
1 c
brown sugar
3
eggs
1 c
sour milk or buttermilk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift flour; measure; add baking powder, soda, salt, and spices; sift again.
2
Cream shortening; add sugar gradually; cream together until light and fluffy.
3
Add unbeaten eggs one at a time beating thoroughly after each addition.
4
Add dry ingredients alternately with sour milk or buttermilk, stirring only enough after each addition to blend thoroughly.
5
Pour into a greased pan 13 by 9 by2 inches. (My mother made a round 2 layer cake)
6
Bake in a moderate oven (350 F.) 45 to 50 minutes.
7
When cool spread with any desired frosting. (My mother used Burnt Sugar Frosting.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes