Birthday Cake

Birthday Cake Recipe

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Barbara Gabriel

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I got this from a friend, probably 35 yrs ago. She made cakes for weddings and special occasions. This is the recipe she used. I made all of my childrens birthday cakes. And quite a few of my grandchildrens birthday cakes. This is a very good cake. very moist. The longer it sits the better it is.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 c
crisco
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla flavoring
3 c
flour, al purpose
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
warm water

How to Make Birthday Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour pans and set aside. You can make 3-8" layers or 2-9" layers or 1 -9 x 13.
  • 2Mix sugar & crisco, add eggs 1 at a time mixing after each egg.
  • 3Dissolve the baking soda in the 1/2 cup warm water.
    Set aside
  • 4Sift flour into the mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Add vanilla, mix in the water with soda dissolved in it last.
  • 5Makes 3-8" layers, 2-9" layers or 1- 9" x 13". Bake 350 for 35-45 minutes. You can make chocolate by adding 3 tsp. cocoa to the soda & water.

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About Birthday Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy