Butternut Pound Cake

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Recipe by Lou6566

my mom & all my aunts used to make this cake years, and years ago. I haven't been able to find the exact recipe online. My husband loves this cake. I always make it for him on special ocassions. Wonderful recipe. Preparation time is a guess, as are the amount of servings.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Mix shortening, and sugar together and beat with mixer until fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time beating after each.
  4. Add baking power,and salt, and beat.
  5. Add flavoring and beat.
  6. Alternate the flour and milk and beat after each addition.
  7. Place in a greased bundt pan.
  8. Bake for 1 1/2 hours.
  9. Don't over cook. Insert broom straw into center and if it comes out clean, cake is done.
  10. Should be able to dump onto a plate in 5-10 minutes.
  11. Serve plain, or with a sprinkle of confectioners sugar.

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