Luscious Buttermilk Cake

Preparation info
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Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

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Instead of frosting, cut cake and serve with Lemon-Butter-Egg Sauce


  • 1 c. shortening
  • c. sugar
  • 2 tsp.


  • Beat together shortening and 1½ c. sugar. Blend in vanilla, lemon juice and peel. Add egg yolks, one at a time, blending just until smooth after each addition.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Add alternately with buttermilk to first mixture, blending until smooth.
  • Beat egg whites until frothy, then gradually beat in remaining ¾ c. sug