This buttermilk cake is good to serve family and friends as dessert or with a tall glass of milk anytime.2 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup shortening 6 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup buttermilk Beat sugar, shortening, vanilla and eggs together with spoon or mixer. Mix flour, salt and baking soda with a wire whisk and add to creamed mixture. Add milk and continue mixing until smooth. Divide between 3 sprayed cake pans and bake in preheated 325 degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes until centers test done. Let cool and remove from pans. You can frost with any frosting you like. I used the chocolate below. Chocolate Frosting 1 stick or 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 3 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 to 6 tablespoons milk 1/2 cup cocoa ( I use Nestles 100% pure cocoa) Mix all ingredients with mixer until spreading consistency. Spread on cake. Enjoy! Be sure to check out these great cake recipes, too: Chocolate Buttermilk Cake with Chocolate Buttermilk Frosting Chocolate Caramel Walnut Cake Chocolate Chip Banana Cake Feel free to “share” with your friends by clicking on the Facebook, Pinterest or E-mail buttons at the bottom of each post. You can print by clicking on the printer icon below. Just a reminder to look on the right hand side of this page and type in your e-mail address so you don’t miss new posts when they come out! Your e-mail will not be shared with anyone. We have almost 22,000 e-mail subscribers and they are always the first to know about any new posts.
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