Thursday, November 1, 2012


1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs, well beaten
2 1/4 cups sifted cake flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/4 tsp lemon extract
1/4 tsp orange extract

Cream the shortening in a bowl.  Add sugar gradually and cream until fluffy.  Blend in eggs.  Sift dry ingredients together and stir into the creamed mixture alternately with the buttermilk.  Blend in flavorings.  Pour into 2 well-greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.

Fill and frost with your favorite frosting.

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