Rise to the occasion! If using self-rising flour, decrease baking soda to 1/4 teaspoon and leave out the baking powder.
To ensure recipe success if using a vegetable oil spread, use a spread with at least 65% vegetable oil.
Need a bigger cake you can take? Simply grease and flour a 13x9-inch pan. Then double all ingredients, pour into the pan and bake 40 to 45 minutes.