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This is an old-fashioned cake. I got the recipe from the grandmother of my daughter's friend. Nothing fancy at all about it, but it has a good flavor that goes well with strawberries, peaches, etc. If you haven't had a plain cake lately, this is one to try.


  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 stick butter


  • Boil first 2 ingredients (milk and butter) and set aside.
  • Blend eggs and sugar. Add flour, baking powder, and vanilla. Stir in milk/butter. Mix until lumps disappear.
  • Bake of one hour at 350 degrees in a 9 x 13 pan for about 30 minutes. For tube pan, bake 50-60 minutes. Watch the cake. When it springs back when touched, it is done.
  • Good served with strawberries or fresh peaches.

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