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Old Fashioned Butter Cake Yummmy


ingredients 

3 cups all purpose flour sifted
1 1-3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1-3 cup butter softened
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 eggs



method

preheat oven to 360*F grease and flour two 7 inch x 3 inch baking pans and set aside
in a large mixing bowl sift together the flour sugar baking powder and salt
add butter milk and vanilla with a hand mixer beat for 3 minutes occasionally scraping down the sides of the bowl
add eggs and beat for 3 minutes more
pour batter into prepared pans dividing equally between the pans bake 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean remove from oven
cool in the pans for 15 minutes and then turn cakes out onto a cooling rack to cool completely
frost with your favorite frosting I used my favorite chocolate frosting the one on the back of the Hersey’s cocoa can

perfectly chocolate chocolate frosting

1 stick - 1-3 cup - butter or margarine
2/3 cup hershey’s cocoa
4 cups powdered sugar - confectioners sugar -
1-2 cup milk - plus an additional few drops to make a nice consistency -
1 teaspoon vanilla

melt butter stir in cocoa alternately add powdered sugar and milk beating on medium speed to spreading consistency add more milk if needed stir in vanilla about 3 cups frosting



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