Basic Yellow Cake

1 Sep

Basic Yellow Cake

Ingredients:

2 ½ Cups + 2 Tablespoons all purpose flour
1 ½ Cups sugar
3 teaspoons salt
1 ½ Cups milk
2/3 Cup shortening
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 egg yolks
3 whole eggs

Procedure:

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Generously grease and lightly flour sides and bottom of round cake pans.

In a large bowl, blend all ingredients except vanilla, egg yolks, and eggs, at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Add vanilla, egg yolks, and eggs, beat 2 more minutes at medium speed. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan; remove from pans. Cool completely.

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