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This is the best butter type cake I have ever found and have been making it for years. My mother also made it. The only difference being that I make it in 9 inch layers (or 9 x 13) and use pre-sifted cake flour. The cake flour makes a lighter cake and more suitable for layers. Never thought of making it like a pound cake but will certainly do so now. The reason I gave it a 4 is because we like the lighter version. No one can go wrong with this cake and it should be in everyone's files.

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waynejohn1234 July 07, 2008

My Sunday School teacher, Cecil Smith, shared this recipe with me eons ago. It was one of the cakes my sisters and I used to make for almost every church social we attended. We usually frosted it with a thick creamy chocolate frosting. I've also served it with berries and whip cream. It is a sure-fire winner.

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LoriLee in TX July 15, 2010
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