Four Minute Cake Quick Mix
|Cake flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||3 Tablespoon|
|Lemon rind||1 Teaspoon|
Have all ingredients at room temperature.
Sift flour, measure and resift 3 times with the remaining dry ingredients.
Sift into a bowl, add butter and liquid.
Stir with a spoon to blend.
Beat with an electric mixer (low speed) or by hand with a wooden spoon 2 minutes by clock.
Stop beaters twice during mixing and scrape sides and bottom of bowl.
Add eggs and lemon rind and beat 2 more minutes, scraping sides and bottom twice during mixing.
Turn into an 8-inch square pan 1 1/2 inches deep, bottom lined with thin, plain paper.
Bake at 350° F. (moderate) for 45 minutes.
Cool 5 minutes in pans, then turn out on a rack and cool thoroughly before icing with Molasses Icing.