Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Mix: Cake Mix And Variations

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      Cake Mix And Variations
      2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
      1/3 cup nonfat dry milk
      3 teaspoons baking powder
      3/4 teaspoon salt
      1 1/2 cups white sugar
      1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening
      2 eggs
      1 cup water
      1 teaspoon vanilla extract

      Preheat oven to 350F.
      Grease and flour a 9×13 inch cake pan

      YELLOW CAKE:
      Sift together flour, dry milk, baking powder,
      salt, and sugar. Place in container or ziploc bag.

      To make cake: cut shortening into dry ingredient
      mixture until fine crumbs are formed. Add eggs,
      milk, and vanilla. Beat at low speed for 1 minute,
      then high for 2 minutes, scraping the bowl
      frequently.

      Pour batter into prepared pan.
      Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.

      WHITE CAKE:
      Prepare as above except use 3 egg whites for the
      2 whole eggs. Whites may be beaten separately and
      added for a lighter cake.

      CHOCOLATE CAKE:
      Add 1/4 cup cocoa powder to dry cake ingredient
      mixture. Then prepare as above.

      SPICE CAKE:
      Add 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground
      cloves, and 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice to dry
      ingredient mixture. Then prepare as above.

      PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE:
      Melt 1/2 cup butter in the bottom of a the 9×13
      pan. Add 2/3 cup brown sugar, stirring into the
      butter. Arrange pineapple slices in the pan. Top
      with the prepared cake batter. Bake 30 to 35
      minutes, cool 5 minutes, and invert to serve

      source: saved from the original Budget101 List, posted a member

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Mix: Cake Mix And Variations