Old Fashioned Gold Cake

Mrs. Sherwood L. Smith

Add together gradually:

  • 1/2 lb soft butter creamed
  • 2 cups sugar creaming well
  • 8 egg YOLKS

Mixing and beating thoroughly


  • 3 cups flour 3 times (reserving 1 tsp of flour cake pan)
  • 3 tsp baking powder and sift again

Add gradually to creamed mixture, beating thoroughly. Add slowly -1 1/2 cups milk and continue beating. Pour batter into large greased and floured cake pan. Place in 250° preheated oven and increase to 300°. Bake till cake tester is free of dough and cake has shrunk from sides of pan.

Cool at least 45 minutes before frosting, using a Divinity icing, or any you prefer.


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