each cinnamon and nutmeg
Beat sugar, syrup, eggs, and shortening well mixed.
Add buttermilk and flour that has been sifted with soda, salt, and spices.
Bake in layer or loaf pan 35 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees.
For Devils Food, omit the spices and add 3 squares of chocolate or 1/2 cup cocoa dissolved in 1/2 cup of boiling water.