Yellow Cake

Ingredients

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour or 4 cups cake flour
2 1/2 cups sugar
1 3/4 cups shortening
1 3/4 cups milk
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 can sweetened condensed milk (14-ounce)

Preparation

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 3 round cake pans (9 x 1 1/2 inches)
2
Mix flour, sugar, shortening, milk, baking powder, salt, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter into pans.
3
Bake 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes, then remove from pans. Poke a number of holes halfway through each layer, using the handle of a wooden spoon. Pour milk into holes; cool completely.

Tools

About

Top with frosting of your choice; chocolate buttercream works especially well with this recipe.

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Yield:

16 servings

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December 15, 2009

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