Confetti Cake

This makes a special looking cake for birthdays.


  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
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  • 1 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup multicolored decorator beads


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease two 8 inch round layer cake pans and line bottoms with waxed paper or dust lightly with flour. Sift together dry ingredients in large bowl. Add shortening, milk, and vanilla. Beat 1 minute at low speed with electric mixer or 150 strokes by hand. Add milk and eggs and beat for 2 minutes at low speed. Fold in decorator beads.

Pour batter into prepared pans and bake 35 to 40 minutes, until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool 5 minutes, then remove from pans.

Servings: 12
Time:20 Minutes Preparation Time
35 to 40 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: An old Purity cookbook.

By mother of 5 from Nova Scotia


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