This is a good substitute for a boxed yellow cake mix in recipes calling for a yellow cake as a base.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 2 cups self-rising flour
- 1 1/4 cups white sugar
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup milk
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan, or two 9 inch round pans.
Cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs. Add the flour, milk, and vanilla, and beat to a soft smooth batter.
Bake 20 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until tester inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.