Momma's Two-Egg Treasure Cake

“Momma made great big smiles with this wonderfully moist and delicious cake! I believe it's originally a newspaper clipping, but she's used it for the past 45 years at least. Filled with your favorite fruits and icing, this cake lends itself to any special occassion. I hope you like it as much as I do! Enjoy!!”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
10 4" slices
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, salt& baking powder.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Drop in shortening, add 2/3 of milk, vanilla and mix for 2 minutes on low speed of electric mixer.
  4. Add one egg at a time, beating continually, add the rest of milk and mix for 2 additional minutes.
  5. Grease and flour two 8" round cake pans, and divide the batter evenly between the two pans.
  6. Preheat oven to 375 and bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown in color.
  7. Test the center of the cake with a toothpick; if it comes out clean the cake is done!
  8. Allow cakes to cool before removing them from the pans.
  9. Thoroughly cool before decorating.
  10. Note: If you only have all-purpose flour on hand, reduce amount of flour by 2 tbsp.
  11. and increase baking powder by 1 tsp.
  12. P.
  13. S.
  14. You may use this recipe for cupcakes by reducing the milk to 3/4 cup.
  15. Fill with your favorite jam or fruit and cover with your favorite icing.

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