Basic Cake Mix

Title: Basic Cake Mix
Categories: Master mix
Yield: 1 Servings

8 c Cake Flour
1/4 c Baking Powder
2 1/2 c Vegetable Shortening
6 c Sugar
1 1/2 ts Salt

In a large bowl, sift together cake flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
Mix well With a pastry blender, cut in shortening until the mixture is as
fine as cornmeal. Put in a large airtight container. Label as Basic Cake
Mix and store in a cool dry place. Use with 10 to 12 weeks.

Makes about 16 cups of mix.

From “Make-A-Mix Cookery” by Karine Eliason, Nevada Harward & Madeline
Westover. Dedicated to memory of Freddi Michael from SYSOP of The Home BBS.