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2 c cake flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
4 Tbsp butter or other shortening
1 c sugar
1 egg unbeaten
3/4 c milk
1 tsp vanilla
cake frosting, any flavor is great with this cake i like white frosting with coconut

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Sheila Hinds Recipe
Lightly Salted
Turlock, CA (pop. 68,549)
Member Since Feb 2012
Sheila's notes for this recipe:
This recipe was my grandmothers,my mother made this one-egg cake when we were little. This cake was made only when one of her (11)children had a birthday. It made us feel special, being just like all the other kids.
I make this cake, because its easy and quick to make.
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Add flour,baking powder, and salt mix together in bowl.
In another bowl mix together butter,add sugar, gradually cream together until blended and light.Add egg and mix.
Now add flour small amounts at a time with milk into creamy mixture once blended add vanilla.
Bake in two greased 8-inch layer pans,in moderate oven (375`F.)25 minutes,or until done

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user Karla Everett Karla59 - Mar 8, 2012
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user Bea L. BeachChic - Mar 13, 2012
This sounds absolutely yummy!!!
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user Dawna Granger BiddyTwo - Feb 7, 2013
Oh my!! Just pulled this out of my oven and it looks WONDERFUL!!! I had tasted the batter and it was great so I know the flavor is going to be delicious!! I am going to use Hershey's Cocoa frosting with a bit of mascrapone. Thank you for this go to recipe!!! It is so easy going, can do anything with it. I envision it layered with fresh strawberries and fresh whipped cream frosting!!!
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