Recipe Friday – Busy Day Cake


I love cakes but sometimes I just don’t have the time to fix a cake. That’s where this recipe comes in. There are several varieties but I love the most basic of it because if you want to get a little fancy you can add almost anything to it. Enjoy




  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 3/4 c. milk
  • 1 eggs
  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 c. nuts (optional)



  1. Grease and lightly flour a 9 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  2. In a small mixing bowl combine all ingredients.
  3. Beat 2 minutes on medium speed. Turn into pan.
  4. Bake in a pre-heated 375°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes or till done.
  5. Cool.

8-9 servings

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