Old Fashioned Nutmeg Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 1 cake
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1/4 Cup butter or margarine
1/4 Cup shortening
1 1/2 Cup sugar
3 large eggs -- beaten
2 Cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 Cup buttermilk or sour milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
6 tablespoons melted butter
2/3 Cup packed brown sugar
1/4 Cup cream or canned milk
1 dash salt
1 Cup shredded coconut
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation / Directions:

Cake: Cream sugar, butter, and shortening. Add eggs; beat well. Sift together dry ingredients. Add to shortening mixture alternately with buttermilk or sour milk. Add vanilla. Bake at 350 degrees. Bake 2 (9inch) layers for 25 minutes. Bake 1 (13x9 inch) pan for 30-40 minutes. Frosting: Mix all ingredients. Spread on hot cake and put under broiler for a few minutes until golden color. Watch carefully.

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