Pound Cake



  1. 3 c. plain flour (cake flour may be substituted for plain flour)
  2. 3 c. sugar
  3. 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  4. 3 dashes of salt
  5. 5 eggs
  6. 2 sticks margarine
  7. 1/2 c. butter flavor Crisco
  8. 1 c. sweet milk
  9. 1 to 2 Tbsp. flavoring (lemon, vanilla or almond or a combination of the 3)


  1. Have all ingredients at room temperature. Hand stir all dry ingredients together. Add eggs and stir. Add butter and Crisco and stir. Add milk and stir. Put batter in
  2. mixer and beat at high speed until well blended. Add 1 to 2 teaspoons of your favorite flavoring and mix well. Pour batter into greased and floured tube pan. Place in cold oven. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 20 to 30 minutes.