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Apple Oatmeal Cake (1954)

1 C. brown sugar 1 C. oatmeal 1 C. flour 1/2 C. butter 1/2 C. sugar 3 C. apples, diced 2 t. cinnamon Crumb first 4 ingredients together and place 1/2 mixture in pan. Cover with apples. Sift sugar and … Continue reading

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Banana Cake

1/3 C. shortening 1/3 C. sugar 1/2 C. brown sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 1 t. vanilla 1 1/2 C. flour 1 t. baking powder 1/4 t. salt 1 t. baking soda 4 T. sour milk 1 C. mashed banana … Continue reading

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Butter Sponge Cake (Hot Milk Cake)

2 Eggs 1/4 t. salt 1 C. sugar 1 t. vanilla 1/2 C. hot milk 1 T. butter 1 t. baking powder 1 C. flour Beat eggs until light in color. Beat in sugar, salt and flavoring. Beat in hot … Continue reading

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Chocolate Buttermilk Cake (1965)

1 C. butter 1 t. vanilla 1 3/4 C. sugar 2 eggs 1/2 C. cocoa 3 C. sifted cake flour 1 1/2 t. baking soda 1 t. salt 2 C. buttermilk Start with all ingredients at room temperature. Cream butter, … Continue reading

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Crunch Cake

2 C. flour 2 C. brown sugar 1/2 C. shortening (part butter) 1 C. walnuts, chopped Mix together. Save 1 Cup of this mixture for the top. 1/2 C. sour cream 1/2 C. buttermilk 1 t. vanilla 1 t. baking … Continue reading

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Dump Cake

This recipe comes from our friends the Harnwell’s. It was Jim’s mom’s recipe. 1 No. 2 can crushed pineapple 1 can cherry pie filling 1 pkg. yellow cake mix 1 C. nuts, chopped 1 1/2 sticks butter or margarine Oil … Continue reading

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Feather Coconut Cake (1950)

1 1/2 C. flour 1 egg 2 t. baking powder 1 t. lemon extract 7/8 C. sugar 4 T. melted shortening 1/2 C. milk 1/2 C. coconut Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add beaten egg and melted shortening … Continue reading

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Fruit Cocktail Cake

1 (16oz)can fruit cocktail, Juice and all 1 egg 1 C. sugar 1 1/2 flour 1 t. baking soda Mix and pour into greased pan. Add topping: 1 C. brown sugar 1 small pkg. of nutmeats Bake at 350 degrees … Continue reading

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Hickory Nut Cake

This recipe comes from my Aunt Jinny. 1/3 C. butter 1 C. sugar 1/2 C. milk 2 eggs 1 1/2 C. flour 1 t. baking powder 1 C. hickory nuts 1 t. almond extract Bake at 350 degrees for 30 … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Cake (1963)

Pour 1 1/2 C. boiling water over 1 C. quick cook oatmeal. Add 1/2 C. butter or margarine. Let stand 20 minutes. Stir in: 1 C. brown sugar 1 C. white sugar 2 whole eggs 1 1/3 C. flour 1 … Continue reading

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Pecan Loaf Cake (1954)

1/2 C. butter 1 C. sugar 3 T. milk 3 eggs 1 1/2 t. baking powder 1 t. salt 1/2 t. nutmeg 1 t. cinnamon 2 C. flour 2 C. pecans Cream butter, sugar and salt. Beat in the spices … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cake

1/2 C. butter 1/2 C. sugar 1 C. brown sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 3/4 C. pumpkin 2 T. maple syrup 2 C. cake flour 1/4 t. baking soda 3 t. baking powder 1/4 t. salt 1/2 C. sour milk … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II cake (1963)

This is one of my Grandma Ella’s recipes. Pour 1 C. boiling water over 1 cup chopped dates. Add 1 t. soda and let stand until cool. Mix and add to date mixture: 1 C. sugar 1/4 C. butter 1 … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Cake (1963)

Mix like pie crust: 2 C. flour 1/2 C. shortening 2 1/2 t. baking powder 1/4 C. brown sugar 1/4 t. salt Add: 1 egg and 3/4 C. milk Put in 9×13 pan, a little up the sides. 6 C. … Continue reading

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Spice Nut Cake (Robin Hood Flour Recipe)

1/2 C. shortening 3/4 C. brown sugar 1/2 C. granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 t. vanilla 2 C. sifted Robin Hood All-Purpose flour 2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. salt 1/2 t. soda 1 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. cloves 1/2 … Continue reading

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White Cake

2 1/2 C. sifted cake flour 2 1/2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. salt 1/2 C. shortening 1 1/2 C. sugar 1 t. vanilla 1/4 t. almond extract 1/2 C. (about 4) egg whites Start with all ingredients at room … Continue reading

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