Mom's Margarine Cake

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I searched and searched for this recipe on the web. Never did find it. Luckily, I found a scrap of paper with the instructions scribbled on it! This is the best cake! Mom used to make it all the time as we were growing up.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 to 9 - inch tube cake

Ingredients

  • 3 cups white sugar

  • 1 ½ cups margarine or butter, softened

  • 5 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup evaporated milk

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch tube pan.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and margarine until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and lemon juice. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; mix into the batter alternating with the milk just until blended. Pour into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the crown comes out clean. Cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes before inverting onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

567 Calories
26g Fat
77g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 567
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 570mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 77g 28%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 53g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 113mg 9%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 139mg 3%

* 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.

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