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Sunday, 16 June 2013


Wishing a Happy Father’s Day to Everybody!

I’m thinking especially of

My lovely old dad

Kepler’s amazing young dad

And one fantastic middle-aged dad!

For all of you, here’s the best BUTTER CAKE I’ve ever made

From Fabulous Desserts by Johna Blinn

1 cup softened butter
1 ¼ cups granulated sugar
½ cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 ½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 ¼ cups buttermilk

And your favorite icing

1.     Grease and flour a 13x9 baking pan.
2.     Preheat oven to 350.
3.      Beat butter with the sugars.
4.     Beat in eggs and vanilla.
5.     In a smaller bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
6.     Beat in flour alternately with buttermilk.
7.     Turn batter into pan and bake 40 minutes.

Keep sledding Dads!