Cooking for Daily Living
Cakes Plus
Buttermilk Cake

Good with Burnt Sugar Icing.

Set oven at 350°F.

Cream together
1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. white
1/2 c. brown sugar

Beat in:
3 whole eggs and add:
1 c. buttermilk
1 2/3 C. flour
1 tsp. soda (scant)
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. lemon or vanilla extract
Chopped nuts or dates (optional)

Bake in 9 x 9 inch loaf pan 25-30 minutes at 325-350°F.