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Golden Layer Cake

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  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated (or 1 teaspoon peel)
  Eggs 2
  Sifted cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Stir shortening to soften.
Gradually add sugar, and cream until light and fluffy.
Add extracts.
Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each.
Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour.
Beat after each addition.
Bake in 2 paper lined 8x1 1/2 inch round pans in moderate oven (350°) about 30 minutes.
Put cooled layers together with Lemonade Filling (page 61); frost with Seven minute Frosting.
Cover with Lemon Coconut.
Lemon Coconut: In jar mix together 1 tablespoon frozen lemonade concentrate (or a bit of grated lemon peel) and a few drops yellow food coloring.
Add one 3 1/2 °unce can flaked coconut.
Cover and shake till coconut is colored.
Dry on paper towels.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2858 Calories from Fat 1033

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 117 g179.6%

Saturated Fat 29.2 g145.9%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 2062.4 mg85.9%

Total Carbohydrates 410 g136.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17%

Sugars 203 g

Protein 42 g84.5%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 46% Iron 116%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Golden Layer Cake Recipe