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Best Two-Egg Cake

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The two egg cake is a simple and basic cake made with two eggs and flour. Flavored with vanilla and sweetened with sugar, the two egg cake makes a simple family dessert.
Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Cake flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 18 Tablespoon
Directions

Stir shortening to soften.
Gradually add sugar, creaming thoroughly (12 to 15 minutes at medium high speed on mixer).
Add vanilla.
Add eggs,1 at a time, beating well after each.
Sift flour with baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating after each addition.
Bake in 2 paper lined 9x11/2 inch round pans at 375° about 23 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Cake

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