Hurry up Cake With Variations

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“Excellent in a hurry cake, we like the spice variation with the orange icing best. Easy! Make it with your eyes closed.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Frosting choices: Sift icing sugar over or chocolate butter icing or lemon/orange butter icing.
  2. Simple butter icing- icing sugar, butter, cocoa, tiny bit of milk, for chocolate, just measure amounts that look right and whip them all together.
  3. Lemon or orange butter icing: the same as chocolate except instead of cocoa, use lemon or orange zest, and a teaspoon of vanilla or a tiny bit of the lemon or orange juice.
  4. Sift before measuring,cake flour, resift with sugar.
  5. add soft butter, eggs,milk, salt baking powder and vanilla.
  6. Beat these ingredients vigorously with a wire whisk or electric beater for 2 or 3 minutes.
  7. Bake the cake in a buttered 9 x 13 inch pan or in two 8 inch buttered, round layer pans in a moderate oven (350°F) for about 1/2 hour or until tester inserted in middle comes out clean.
  8. Variations-----------.
  9. Spice cake: add to flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon cloves.
  10. Chocolate cake: Use 4 tablespoons less flour and add to flour 4 tablespoons cocoa.

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