Thirty Minute Yellow Cake

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This is a good substitute for a boxed yellow cake mix in recipes calling for a yellow cake as a base.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
9 inch layer cake or 9x13 inch sheet cake

Ingredients

  • 2 cups self-rising flour

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan, or two 9 inch round pans.

  2. Cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs. Add the flour, milk, and vanilla, and beat to a soft smooth batter.

  3. Bake 20 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until tester inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

253 Calories
10g Fat
37g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 253
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 285mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 4g
Calcium 99mg 8%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 69mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.