Buttermilk Pound Cake

Mrs. Inez Holder
Bernice, La. #29 OES

  • 1 stick oleo
  • 1 cup shortening, room temperature, creamed

Add 2 1/2 cups sugar, sifted 3 times, creaming well

Add 4 whole eggs, room temperature, 1 at a time, beat in well.

In measuring cup, put

  • 1/2 tsp soda
  • 1 Tbsp hot water, stirring till dissolved

Add to 1 1/4 cup buttermilk and let stand a few minutes

To 3 1/2 cups plain flour, sifted 3 times add 1/2 tsp salt; adding alternately with the buttermilk mixture to the creamed mixture; creaming well after each addition.

Add 1 Tbsp lemon extract.

Bake at 325° for 1 hour 15 minutes.

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