Pound Cake from old timers
Nana's standard on hand for every occasion. Truly a pound is worth this treat!
- 1/2 lb. butter, softened
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 3 cups sugar
- 5 eggs
- 3 cups plain flour
- 1 cup milk
- 1 tsp. vanilla ( or 1 Tablespoon butternut)or ( 1 tsp. lemon extract)
Cream together butter and shortening.
Add other ingredients.
Pour into greased and floured tube pan (or bundt pan)
Bake 325* 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Variation: Chocolate Pound add 1/2 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 cup cocoa, 1 1/4 cup milk