Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 10 cups flour

  2. 6 cups sugar

  3. 1 1/3 Tbsp. salt

  4. 5 1/2 Tbs. double acting baking powder

  5. 1 cup vegetable shortening

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Put 2 cups of the flour mixture in a food processor together with shortening. Process until mixture is very fine. Add remaining flour mixture and stir well. Divide into four equal portions (1 portion = about 4 cups). Store in covered jar in cool dry place. Store in the refrigerator for up to a month, or in the freezer for up to 3 months. Place mix into a 2 quart bowl. Make a well in center of mix. Add eggs, vanilla, butter and milk to the mixture. Beat mixture 1 minute with electric mixer at low speed. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl to be sure all ingredients are mixed. Beat 2 minutes longer until batter is smooth and free of lumps. Pour into pans and bake in a 350 degree F. oven for 30 – 40 minutes. Cake is done when it springs back up when pressed lightly in center. on 28 Jan 2009 at 10:03 pm 1 Jane i love your website and was excited to find a homemade cake mix recipe…but the recipe doesn’t tell me what to add to make the cake. can you help? on 02 Feb 2009 at 11:52 am 2 admin @Jane I added information that you requested. on 22 Oct 2009 at 3:20 pm 3 Volcano Cake Recipe [...] 1 box chocolate cake mix (or homemade cake mix) 1 can cherry pie filling (or homemade canned cherry pie filling) whipped cream red food coloring [...]


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