Mom's Milky Way Cake

Sherry Wilkins

By
@lioness92962

Mom made this as far back as I can remember. It was her "go to" cake. I'm not sure why it has this name because there are no Milky Ways in it. Dad didn't care for icing so this was served plain like you would a snack cake. It sure is good with a cold glass of milk!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
crisco
2 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
all purpose flour
4 Tbsp
cocoa
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 c
boiling water

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour a 9'x13' baking pan.

2Cream together the crisco, sugar, eggs and vanilla.

3In separate bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda.

4Alternately add the flour mixture and the buttermilk to the sugar. Blend well.

5Stir in the boiling water being careful not to splatter.

6Pour into prepared baking pan.
Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American