|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
Heat oven to 350Â°.
Grease and flour square pan, 8x8x2 or 9x9x2 inches.
Measure all ingredients into large mixer bowl.
Blend 1/2 minute on low speed, scraping bowl constantly.
Beat 3 minutes high speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
Pour into pan.
Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
If desired, frost cake with 1/2 recipe Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting or 1/2 recipe Coconut Broiled Topping.