Mary Frances Greene's Pound Cake

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Wanda Bonham

I never have been a big fan of plain pound cake until I ate this one. It got its name from a lady that used to work with me. We used to request this for birthdays, holidays or just because we would like a pound cake. This is some melt-in-your-mouth goodness.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sugar, shortening and margarine together.
  2. Add flour.
  3. Put milk in 1 cup measuring cup and fill the remainder with water to make 1 cup; add slowly while mixing.
  4. Add eggs one at a time.
  5. When above is mixed well, add vanilla & lemon extracts.
  6. Pour into greased & floured tube pan.
  7. Cook at 300 degrees for 2 hours.
  8. * Note: Prep time does not include time needed to soften butter.
  9. * Note: Ovens vary; make sure the top is brown. If toothpick comes out clean when inserted, remove.

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