Homemade Yellow Cake and Variations Recipe

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Homemade Yellow Cake and Variations
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  1. Cream together butter, shortening, sugar, and pudding.
  2. Add eggs in one at a time.
  3. Add in sour cream and vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Add flour mixture into butter mixture alternately with milk starting and finishing with flour mixture.
  6. Pour into well greased and floured 13x9 pan.
  7. Bake at 350 for 40-50 minutes.
  8. Variation for White Cake: Use 4 egg whites instead of the 3 whole eggs.
  9. Variation for Spice Cake: Add 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1/4+1/8 teaspoon ground allspice, 1/4+1/8 teaspoon ground cloves to the flour mixture.
  10. Variation for Chocolate Cake: Use chocolate pudding mix and 1/3 cup cocoa. (I then up the milk a little.).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 798.13 Kcal (3342 kJ)
Calories from fat 289.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.19g 50%
Cholesterol 147.58mg 49%
Sodium 543.06mg 23%
Potassium 521.31mg 11%
Total Carbs 112.88g 38%
Sugars 46.94g 188%
Dietary Fiber 1.65g 7%
Protein 12.95g 26%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 6.4mg 35%
Calcium 242.6mg 24%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 296.64 Kcal (1242 kJ)
Calories from fat 107.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.96g 50%
Cholesterol 54.85mg 49%
Sodium 201.84mg 23%
Potassium 193.75mg 11%
Total Carbs 41.96g 38%
Sugars 17.45g 188%
Dietary Fiber 0.61g 7%
Protein 4.81g 26%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 2.4mg 35%
Calcium 90.2mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 18.3
  • 22

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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