State Fair Pound Cake
STATE FAIR POUND CAKE
Makes 12 servings.
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine
1/2 cup shortening, such as Crisco
3 cups sugar
1 teaspoon coconut flavoring
1 teaspoon butternut flavoring
3 cups cake flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk
PREHEAT oven to 325 degrees. Have all ingredients at room temperature. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well. Add coconut and butternut flavorings.
SIFT together flour and baking powder in a bowl. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to creamed mixture; mix until combined.
POUR batter into a greased and floured tube pan; bake 1 3/4 hours or until the cake tests done.