Favorite Butterscotch Cake
|Sifted cake flour||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Swans Down)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Calumet)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)|
|Vanilla||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Eggs||2 , unbeaten|
Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt in sifter.
Stir shortening just to soften.
Sift in flour mixture.
Add brown sugar.
Add the milk and vanilla and mix until all flour is dampened.
Beat 2 minutes at a low speed of electric mixer or 300 vigorous strokes by hand.
Add eggs; beat 1 minute longer in mixer or 150 strokes by hand.
Pour batter into two 8-inch layer pans which have been lined on bottoms with paper.
Bake in moderate oven (375Â°F.) 20 to 25 minutes.
Frost, with Quick Caramel Frosting or Sea Foam Frosting
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3251 Calories from Fat 1075
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 121 g186.8%
Saturated Fat 32.9 g164.7%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 444 mg148%
Sodium 3532 mg147.2%
Total Carbohydrates 505 g168.4%
Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.1%
Sugars 305.9 g
Protein 40 g80.4%
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C
Calcium 113.1% Iron 129.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet