Jeanne’s Cake

Ingredients & Directions

1/3 c Shortening
1/4 c Icing sugar
1 ts Vanilla
1 c Flour
1/3 ts Baking powder
1/2 c Shortening
3/4 c Sugar
2 Eggs
1 ts Vanilla
1 1/2 c Flour
2 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 c Milk
1/2 c Milk
2 tb Flour
1/2 c Butter
1/4 c Shortening
1/2 ts Vanilla
1 c Icing sugar

For base: Cut shortening into dry ingredients; mix well. Pat firmly
and evenly into an 8-inch square pan. Bake at 350F for 10-12 min.
Cool. For cake: Cream shortening and sugar; add eggsand vanilla,
beating well until fluffy. Sift flour, baking powder and salt
together; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Pour batter
into a greased and floured 8-inch square pan. Bake at 350F for 35-40
min. Cool. For frosting: In small saucepan, stir together the milk
and the flour. Cook, stirring constantly until mixture is thickened
and smooth; cool. On highest speed of mixer, beat cooled flour
mixture wit h butter, shortening and vanilla until smooth and fluffy.
Blend in icing sugar and salt; continue beating until frosting is
fluffy- at least 15 min. Assemble. To Assemble Cake: Place shortbread
base on serving plate; spead with small amount of frosting. Place
cake on base. Cover top and sides of cake with remaining frosting.
If desired, garnish with chocolate sprinkles or decorate as you wish.

1 Servings

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