Old Fashioned Butter Nut Cake

Old Fashioned Butter Nut Cake Recipe

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Deb Finney

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This cake is divine and NOT HEALTHY. :-)

This recipe came from my aunt, who got it from my grandmother. (She died before I was born and was making this cake in the 40s and 50s, according to my dad).

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12 - 14
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 c
crisco (not oil, the stuff in the can!)
2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
vanilla, butter & nut flavoring
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
self rising flour
1 c
milk, whole
4
eggs

ICING

2 c
powdered sugar
4 Tbsp
canned milk (pet or carnation)
1/2 c
butter
1/2 tsp
vanilla, butter & nut flavoring

How to Make Old Fashioned Butter Nut Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream crisco and mix in sugar
  • 2Add eggs, one at a time and beat
  • 3Mix flour together and add to mixture
  • 4Add milk and flavor. Beat and pour into a bundt pan sprayed with cooking spray (such as Pam) or two round cake pans.
  • 5Bake at 325 for one hour.
  • 6Cream butter until fluffy. Add part of the powdered sugar and beat. Continue adding sugar and milk in small batches and beat until very fluffy. Stir in flavoring. Frost/Ice your cake.

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About Old Fashioned Butter Nut Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom




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