Sugar Cakes by Rose

1
Rose Rauhauser

By
@NewYorkWoman

This recipe is over 100 years old and my Mother-in-Law was making this when she was 8 and her mother before her. She went home to the Lord not long ago. Enjoy

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10 or more
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
2 c
sugar
3
large eggs
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 tsp
baking powder
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
baking soda
4 c
flour

How to Make Sugar Cakes by Rose

Step-by-Step

  • 1First section: Mix until creamy: shortening, sugar, eggs, vanilla and baking powder....set aside
  • 2Second: Mix seperately, buttermilk and baking soda
  • 3Third:Alternate buttermilk mixture with 4 cups of flour into the creamed mixture.
  • 4Set oven at 350. Drop by spoonfulls onto a greased cookie sheet... u can use tablespoon full if you want them larger. Put at least 2 inches apart. Sprinkle lightly with sugar BEFORE baking. 12 to 14 minutes....should be lightly browned.

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About Sugar Cakes by Rose

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom