Source Virginia McDowell. Jefferson City, Mo. 1989
This is a vanilla variant of the well-known Hoosier cake.
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 cup all purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 8 ounces butter
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Sift together sugar, baking soda, all-purpose flour, and salt.
Bring butter and water to rapid boil and pour over dry ingredients.
Add to the dry ingredients combined with the butter, the buttermilk, vanilla, and eggs. Stir to combine.
Lightly grease a jelly roll pan with non-stick spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.