Forget about all the sifting flour, creamingand alternately adding the liquid ingredients with the dry ingredientswhen making a cake! Simply toss all the cake ingredients in thebowl at the same time, beat for just 2 minutes, and the batteris ready to spread in the pan to bake. It’s really just thateasy to make a terrific, homemade cake…that didn’t come froma box!
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Recipe: One-Bowl Basic YellowCake
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour*1 1/2 cups granulated sugar3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt1 1/4 cups milk1/2 cup vegetable shortening1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 large eggs
Makes 12 servings of cake or 36 cupcakes.
*For a lighter-textured cake, use cakeflour or 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour.
**If using a dark baking pan(s) or glassbaking dish, reduce oven temperature to 325°F (160°C).
***If serving the cake directly from the13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan, there is no need to dust with flour.Flouring a greased baking pan simply makes removal of the bakedcake from the pan easier.
****To Test Cake: A cake (or cupcakes)is done when a wooden pick inserted near center of cake comesout clean, or cake springs back when touched lightly in the center.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12of recipe): 294.3 calories; 33% calories from fat; 10.8g totalfat; 60.2mg cholesterol; 327.1mg sodium; 79.5mg potassium; 44.5gcarbohydrates; 0.6g fiber; 26.5g sugar; 43.9g net carbs; 4.8gprotein.
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