A Darn Good Cake
Front of the A Darn Good Cake Recipe
The front of the A Darn Good Cake recipe card with a notation that is one of the “delicious dozen.”
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The card doesn’t say how long to bake or the temperature so I added bake at 350 degrees until done but if you bake this recipe for A Darn Good Cake and have better instructions, please comment below.
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A Darn Good Cake Recipe
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs, yolks
- 2 cups flour
- 2/3 cups milk
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- Cream butter and sugar
- Beat eggs and add to creamed mixture
- Sift flour and measure
- Add baking powder to flour and sift again
- Add the flour and milk alternatively
- Add flavoring
- Carefully blend in egg whites
- Bake at 350 degrees until done
A Darn Good Cake
- 1/2 c. butter
- 1 c. sugar
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 c Flour
- 2/3 c. milk
- 2 teaspoons Baking powder
Cream butter, add sugar, then beaten egg yolks
Sift the flour, measure, add B.P. and sift three times. Add the flour and milk alternately, beat thoroughly.
Add flavoring, then carefully fold in egg whites.