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Four Egg Yellow Cake

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Serves 16 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 45-50


1 C. Shortening
2 C. Sugar
4 Eggs
2 Tsp. Vanilla Extract
2 3/4 C. All Purpose Flour
3 Tsp. Baking Powder
1 Tsp. Salt
1 3/4 Cup Milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease and flour one 9 x 13 pan or two layer cake pans.

Cream shortening together with sugar.

Beat in eggs and vanilla.

In separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.

Add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Pour into greased & litely floured pan(s).

Tap pan(s) on table to release any air bubbles before placing in oven.

Bake for 45 minutes or until cake springs back when litely touched in center.

Cake will also pull away from sides of pan when finished.

Cool on rack and frost or sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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This cake has the consistency of a dense yellow cake, almost like a pound cake with a wedding cake flavor. Buttercream frosting compliments this recipe either using chocolate or vanilla.

This looks delicious and fabulous!

i used this recipe the last night, altered it a bit but still kept the basis of this recipe, it was delish. Best yellow cake I've ever tasted, it was super moist and amazing.

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