Yellow Cake Made from Scratch


2 cups all-purpose flour

1 ½ cups white sugar

½ cup shortening

1 cup milk

3 ½ teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 large eggs eggs


Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9×13 inch pan. Mix together the flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.

Step 2
In a large bowl, cream sugar and shortening until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating just to combine. finally, stir in vanilla. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

Step 3
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Frost and enjoy.