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Ice Cream Cake

Yield one 9- inch loaf

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vanilla ice cream (optional)
  • Sliced fresh strawberries (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat well after each addition. Stir in vanilla.

  3. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9- x 5- x 3-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool. Slice cake and serve with ice cream and strawberries, if desired.

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