1-2-3-4 Cake

1-2-3-4  Cake Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Anna Mae Kantor

By
@bluelady

This is another one of my very Oldie but Goodie recipes that I have made countless times.

It is a good plain white cake with a lot of flavor. I usually make it as a layer cake with various kinds of icing. It's good with chocolate or peanut butter or butter cream icing. You can also use food coloring in the whiter icings to make it look different or seasonal.

It is wonderful served with ice cream.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12 at least
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    crisco (shortening)
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4
    large eggs
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make 1-2-3-4 Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream together the sugar, CRISCO, and eggs.
  2. In a separate bowl, measure out the flour, baking powder and salt and blend together with a spoon.
  3. Add flour to creamed mixture alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with flour. Beat well but ONLY UNTIL WELL BLENDED, being careful not to overbeat. You will be able to tell when it is mixed enough.
  4. Bake at 325. In 2 9" pans (greased and floured) bake about 35 minutes. In 2 8" pans bake about 40 minutes. As a one layer cake--in a 9" X 13" pan bake approximately 50 minutes.
  5. Try not to overbake--it will be a nice, moist cake if you do not overbake with a lot of flavor.
  6. Enjoy with your favorite frosting.

Printable Recipe Card

About 1-2-3-4 Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




Show 16 Comments & Reviews

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want To Slice Into

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want to Slice Into

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy, delicious and a family favorite - what’s not to love about sheet cake? Check out these 13 sheet cake recipes you need to make for dessert asap!

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-Worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...