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One Egg Cake

June 3, 2014

Celebrate Everything and Anything!

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This is the must have quick fix cake for me.  Be it simply plain with some fruit and cream or decorated for a celebration.  Easy enough to make after a few times with no recipe and fast enough for unexpected guests.

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One Egg Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C. Flour
  • 2 1/2 t. Baking Powder
  • 1/4 t. Salt
  • 1/3 C. Shortening
  • 2/3 C. Sugar
  • 1 Lg. Egg (beaten)
  • 3/4 t. Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 C. Whole Milk

Preparation

  1. Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt (or sift)
  2. Cream together the shortening and sugar
  3. Add the beaten egg; beat thoroughly and add the vanilla
  4. Add dry ingredients alternately with the milk; stir only enough after each addition to blend thoroughly
  5. Pour into 8″ greased pan
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes
  7. Remove from oven and place on wire rack to cool for 10 minutes
  8. Place on serving plate and let cool thoroughly before decorating

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You can also turn this into a fabulous Upside Down Cake with little effort.

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Apple Upside Down Cake

 

 

 

 

 

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