DEPRESSION ERA SOUR MILK SPICE CAKE

DEPRESSION ERA SOUR MILK SPICE CAKE

Cream:
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. sugar

Add:
1 egg

Dissolve:
1 t. soda - in
1 c. sour milk or buttermilk

Add alternately with:
2 c. flour, sifted
1 t. cloves (heaping)
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. nutmeg
1/4 t. salt

Bake at 350* F. for 25 to 3o minutes. Toothpick test.

Frost with:
1/2 c. white sugar
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. cream

Boil till soft ball stage. Col slightly. Beat till spreading consistency. If it gets a bit too hard, add a few drops of cream

Also good with whipped cream!

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