Yellow Cake

Yellow Cake

For 1 double and 1 single crust or 3 single crusts

Ingredients
  • 11/4 c. lard
  • 21/2 c. milk
  • 21/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 51/2 c. sifted cake flour
  • 21/2 tbsp. baking powder
  • 31/8 c. sugar
  • 21/2 tsp. salt
  • 5 eggs, unbeaten
Instructions

Put lard in mixing bowl; add 5 tablespoon milk and vanilla. Beat 2 minutes on mixer at medium speed, or until light and fluffy. Sift together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Add to lard mixture with 2/3 of remaining milk. Beat until smooth with mixer at medium speed, about 4 minutes. Add remaining milk and eggs. Beat until smooth, 3 minutes. Pour in greased and floured 12 1/2 x 18 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees 35 to 40 minutes. Makes 54 (2 inch) squares. Cool and frost.