Zula's Buttermilk Cake

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Karla Harkins

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@Karla_Harkins

My husband's mother made this recipe and he wanted one. She passed away about 12 years ago. I called his aunt, who got the recipes his mother had, and thankfully she found that recipe and gave it to me. He likes it because it isn't overly sweet. He said his mother liked it because she didn't have to bother with making icing!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 c
    shortening
  • 2 1/2 c
    sugar, divided
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 3 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 6 large
    eggs, separated

How to Make Zula's Buttermilk Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Grease and flour a Bundt cake pan.
  2. Beat egg whites, add 1/2 cup sugar. Beat until stiff peaks form. Let sit while mixing remaining ingredients.
  3. Cream remaining sugar with shortening and egg yolks, add buttermilk with soda dissolved in it.
  4. Add dry ingredients. Fold in egg whites gently. Bake at 350, start checking for doneness after 1 hour.

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About Zula's Buttermilk Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




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