Description Edit

This recipe came from an estate sale. I obtained it when I purchased the family collection from the Butler Estate in Irving, Texas in 1988.

Ingredients Edit

Frosting Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Cream shortening with the sugar then mix and sift flour, baking powder and salt and add these alternately to the first mixture with the water and extract.
  2. Fold in beaten egg yolks.
  3. Bake in greased and floured sheet pan for 35 minutes at 350°F.
  4. When cake is cool cut in half and put together with frosting.
  5. For frosting combine cocoa and coffee then add butter and vanilla.
  6. Add sugar gradually until correct consistency.
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