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Nickey's Simple Yellow Cake

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“An easy, very basic cake; I don't think you can hurt it. I've tried it with different extracts, alone and in combination, with candie sprinkles in it, and with cookie crumbs (Nickey's icebox butter cookie) layered on the bottom, incorporated within, and sprinkled on top ... all turned out fine:) Thinking of trying it without the pudding mix to see how that turns out.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour a 13x9 inch pan.
  3. In a small bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, pudding mix and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening, and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in eggs, one at a time; then add vanilla.
  6. Slowly beat in the flour and the milk (Start with 1/3 of the flour mix, then 1/2 the milk, another 1/3 of the flour mix, the remaining milk, then the rest of the flour mix. Thoroughly combine without overmixing.
  7. Bake in 350 degree F for 30-35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Cool for 10-15 minutes before removing to place on cooling rack.
  9. GLAZE: Beat the butter and shortening together, in a large bowl. Add the vanilla. Slowly add the cream until you get the desired consistency. Get a different 'look' by using food coloring :) Drizzle on cake.

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