- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1 tspn salt
- 1 tspn baking powder
- 1 tspn baking soda
- 4 tspns nutmeg
- 1 tspn vanilla
- 1/2 cups shortening
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 3 eggs
- Vanilla frosting (see below)
Place all cake ingredients in large mixing bowl. Mix on lo9w speed until ingredients are moistened, then beat for 3 minutes on medium speed.
Pour into 2 9-inch pans that have been greased and floured. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes and remove from pans.
- 1/4 to 1/3 cup whipping cream
- 1/2 tspn vanilla
- 1 16-oz package Pillsbury White Frosting Mix
For frosting, combine frosting ingredients in small bowl. Beat at low speed until moistened, then on medium until thickened. Frost cake. Keep in refrigerator.
More "Lost" Recipes with NutmegMartha Washington's Nutmeg Custard Pie (1770)
Nutmeg Butter Cookies (1961)
(Origin - "Tea-Time at the Masters - A Collection of Recipes" by The Junior League of Augusta, Georgia, 1977.)