Deb Finney Recipe

Old Fashioned Butter Nut Cake

By Deb Finney DebFinney


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
12 - 14
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Deb's Story

This cake is divine and NOT HEALTHY. :-)

This recipe came from my aunt, who got it from my grandmother. (She died before I was born and was making this cake in the 40s and 50s, according to my dad).

Ingredients

1 c
crisco (not oil, the stuff in the can!)
2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
vanilla, butter & nut flavoring
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
self rising flour
1 c
milk, whole
4
eggs
ICING
2 c
powdered sugar
4 Tbsp
canned milk (pet or carnation)
1/2 c
butter
1/2 tsp
vanilla, butter & nut flavoring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream crisco and mix in sugar
2
Add eggs, one at a time and beat
3
Mix flour together and add to mixture
4
Add milk and flavor. Beat and pour into a bundt pan sprayed with cooking spray (such as Pam) or two round cake pans.
5
Bake at 325 for one hour.
6
Cream butter until fluffy. Add part of the powdered sugar and beat. Continue adding sugar and milk in small batches and beat until very fluffy. Stir in flavoring. Frost/Ice your cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom

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3 Comments

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Rachael Simmons raeasim
Jun 4, 2014
Thanks, been looking for the icing without cream cheese!
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Nancy Hearell rayna304
Mar 11, 2011
Saving this one too!
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Thea Pappalardo Sassy01
Jan 24, 2011
Yum! This one is a keeper!