This recipe is from my Grandmother Jordan. I under stand that her Grand mother gave it to her. That would be my Great Grandmother Jordan. I think 4 genarations.
cake flour sifted
each cinnamon and nutmeg
1Beat sugar, syrup, eggs, and shortening well mixed.
2Add buttermilk and flour that has been sifted with soda, salt, and spices.
3Bake in layer or loaf pan 35 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees.
4For Devils Food, omit the spices and add 3 squares of chocolate or 1/2 cup cocoa dissolved in 1/2 cup of boiling water.