Old-Fashioned Spice Cake
|Sifted cake flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs) (Swans Down)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon (Calumet)|
|Baking soda||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Black pepper||1 Pinch|
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Eggs||3 , unbeaten|
|Buttermilk||18 Tablespoon (1 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)|
Sift flour, baking powder, salt, soda, spices, and pepper together.
Cream shortening thoroughly.
Gradually add sugars and cream together until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
Add flour alternately with buttermilk.
Beat after each addition until smooth.
Pour batter into three 8-inch layer pans or two 9-inch layer pans which have been lined on bottoms with paper.
Bake in moderate oven (350Â°F.) 25 to 30 minutes for the 8-inch layers and 30 to 35 minutes for the 9-inch layers.
Frost with a butter cream frosting.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4150 Calories from Fat 1531
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 173 g266.2%
Saturated Fat 43.4 g217.2%
Trans Fat 20.2 g
Cholesterol 634.4 mg211.5%
Sodium 3632.5 mg151.4%
Total Carbohydrates 604 g201.3%
Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.6%
Sugars 367 g
Protein 52 g105%
Vitamin A 14.9% Vitamin C 1.2%
Calcium 67.5% Iron 143.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet