Apple Butter Cake
|Vegetable shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Apple butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cake flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking powder||3 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Sour milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Apple butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Cream together vegetable shortening and sugar.
Beat in eggs, one at a time; beat until fluffy.
Stir in the 1 cup apple butter.
Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with sour milk.
Pour into 2 greased and lightly floured 9x1 1/2 inch round layer pans.
Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes.
Spread bottom layer with 1/4 cup of the remaining apple butter.
Top with 1 cup Fluffy Frosting, spread to cdver apple butter.
Cover with top cake layer.
Frost sides and top of cake with remaining frosting.
Swirl remaining 1/4 cup apple butter on frosted top to give a marbled effect.
Garnish cake with apple slices, if desired.