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Quick One Layer Yellow Cake
(A very light cake, perfect for a small family)

1 cup flour
2/3 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg

Preheat oven to 350?
Grease an 8 inch square baking pan. Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add shortening, milk and vanilla. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add egg and beat for 30 seconds more. Bake for 20-22 minutes. Allow cake to cool before frosting.

Serves 6

* Powdered buttermilk does not have to be mixed separately. I just add the powder with my flour and the water with the my other liquids and let it mix in the batter.
Nancy Rogers