Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This is a large pound cake with a slightly crunchy top that my grandmother used to make. It's delicious topped with fresh strawberries and whipped cream.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300-325 degrees.
  2. Cream the shortening& sugar together in mixer.
  3. Add the eggs to the mixture, one at a time and continue to cream.
  4. Mix the salt& baking soda with the sifted flour.
  5. Add 1 cup of flour mixture to the creamed sugar& shortening, then 1/3 cup buttermilk.
  6. Repeat adding the flour and buttermilk until all is used.
  7. Add vanilla and mix well.
  8. Pour into large tube pan and bake for 1 hour, 20 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.

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