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Buttermilk Cake Recipe

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Buttermilk Cake Recipe
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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar

Preparation:

Sift flour, baking soda and salt together.

In mixing bowl, cream butter and shortening; add sugar gradually, creaming until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks; beat until very light. Add vanilla and lemon extract; blend well.

Combine buttermilk and vinegar. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture. Beat until batter is smooth. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.

Pour buttermilk cake batter into greased 7 x 10 x 2-inch baking pan or 2 8-inch layer cake pans.

Bake single at 350°. 35 to 45 minutes; layers at 375°. 25 to 30 minutes.

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 5 out of 5
, Member strobelightsfly

Great recipe! I did use lemon rind instead of lemon extract...and I used 4 egg whites. Doing a 2 tied cake, my layers were baked in about 12 minutes. Beautiful texture! I also used the sour cream chocolate frosting with this cake. Will be using this recipe again and again for a quick easy bake!

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