White Cake Mix-
Taken from A Guide to Good Cooking with Five Roses Flour
1 3/4 cups sifted Five Roses Enriched Flour 1 cup granulated sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup shortening
1 teaspoon salt
Sift together three times the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Cut or rub in shortening until thoroughly mixed. Lift mix into a glass jar or tin can without packing. Close tightly and store on pantry shelf.
To use– Turn mix into bowl. Mix in second bowl: 2 eggs, 2/3 cup of milk and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Add half of liquid mixture to cake mix and beat 1 minute. Add rest of liquid and beat 2 minutes. Pour into a lightly greased cake pan. Bake at 325 deg. F., 35 mins for layers or 50 mins for a square or round cake.
Orange– Omit vanilla. Substitute 3 tablespoons of orange juice for 3 tablespoons of milk an add 2 tablespoons of grated orange rind.
Spice– Sift and add to the dry cake mix: 3/4 teaspoon of allspice, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/2 teaspoon of cloves.
Chocolate– Add 2 squares of melted chocolate to the batter after the first liquid addition.
1/4 cup butter or Margarine
1/2 cup cocoa
1/3 cup milk
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
3 1/2 cup icing sugar
Hope you enjoy,
Love the Three Ladybugs