1 large layer, 8-10 servings

Plain Honey Cake


½ cup shortening
1 cup honey
1 egg
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ginger
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 ½ cups flour
½ cup whole milk or buttermilk


Cream shortening. Add honey. Mix well. Add beaten egg.

Sift together all dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture alternatively with milk.

Bake at 365 degrees for about 35 minutes.