Ring in Christmas with this delicious cake!
3 Cups, sifted cake flour
1-3/4 Cups white sugar
3 tsp Baking powder
1/3 Cup hot water
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Vanilla extract
2/3 Cup milk
3/4 Cup butter
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Line two 9 inch pans with parchment paper and sift flour, baking powder and salt together 3 times, keep aside.
For caramel syrup heat 1/2 cup of the sugar in a heavy skillet, keep stirring.
Continue to cook and stir till melted sugar turn into dark brown.
Remove it from the fire.
Add hot water to it and stir till dissolved, keep aside to cool.
In a large bowl, cream shortening with rest of the sugar till light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time to it, beating thoroughly.
Combine vanilla and 3 tbsp caramel syrup.
Add flour mixture and milk alternately to it and beat till soft.
Pour the mixture into two 9 inch pans.
Bake it in the preheated oven for about 25 to 30 minutes till a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
The Caramel Cake is ready to be served!