Preheat oven to 350 degrees
3/4 cup butter or margarine (softened)
2 cups sugar
3 cups flour
Mix into crumbs and put aside 1 cup for topping,
divide into two equal amounts. Put aside.
Then add to the rest of the crumbs;
1 cup of buttermilk and 1 teaspoon baking soda,
1 teaspoon of tartar
1 teaspoon vanilla
Mix all together, you may have to add a little more
don't have the batter runny, it should be a little
on the thick side,
Grease and flour two (2) 8 or 9 inch round cake
pans, pour the
batter into the pans and put the crumbs on top of
down a little.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 to 25 minutes or
till a toothpick
comes out clean.
These cakes are great for freezing. if you want to
and have extra's on hand. Wrap in Saran Wrap for
then put into a freezer bag.