This recipe collected by Dana from her grandmother.
Makes 1 two layer cake
Cream: 1/2 cup Crisco and
1 and 1/2 cup sugar
Add: 2 eggs.
Sift 3 times and then add to above mixture:
2 cups flour
1 Tablespoon cocoa
1/2 tsp. salt
Add: 1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup Buttermilk
Then add: 2 oz. red food coloring (2 bottles)
Fold in: 1 tsp. baking soda dissolved in 1 Tablespoon of vinegar.
Bake in two layers at 350degrees for 30-35 minutes
Icing for cake:
1/4 cup flour
1 cup milk
Cook over low heat to a pudding stage.
Cool completely. Then
Cream: 1/2 cup crisco 1 cup sugar
1 stick oleo (butter)
1 tsp. vanilla
Add to cool pudding mixture. Beat until smooth.
Refrigerate icing until spreadable.
Ice cooled cake with chilled icing. (Opt.) sprinkle with 1 can Angel Flake coconut.
`Dana Madden, 2002
Page created May 21, 2003. Anne Pemberton. Edited Tue, June 3, 2003 . Anne Pemberton