Friday, September 10, 2004

Charles' Cake

2 Sticks Oleo (Margarine) or Butter, or one each
1/2 C. Crisco (or half of one of their "sticks")
3 C. Sugar
5 Large Eggs
3 C. Flour
1 C. Evaporated Milk (from the can)
2 t. Vanilla
1/4 t. Salt (or more if you read the recipe wrong)

Combine all shortening, sugar, salt until creamy. Beat in 1 egg at a time. Add flour and milk alternately, ending with flour. Fold in vanilla. Pour into greased and floured "tube" pan or Angel Food cake pan. Place into "COLD" oven, and turn to 325. (Don't pre-heat!). Cook for 1 hour and 50-55 minutes. Invert. Cool. Slice a piece for Charles, then slice another piece for Charles. This is from Aunt Ruth's New Salem Homemaker's Club's cookbook. "Cold Oven" Cake.

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