Buttermilk Pound Cake

Recipe by Donna M.
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 16-20
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 1 12
    teaspoons flavoring (vanilla, almond, lemon or whatever you like)
  • 3
    cups flour
  • 14
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    cup buttermilk (or substitute 1 cup sweet milk with 1 Tbsp. lemon juice stirred in)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream sugar, shortening and eggs.
  • Add flavoring.
  • Combine dry ingredients.
  • Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk.
  • Pour batter into greased and floured tube cake pan.
  • Bake for 1 1/2 hours at 300°.
  • Cool 10 minutes and turn out of pan.
  • VARIATIONS: Add 1 cup of chocolate chips, melted, to batter for chocolate cake.
  • Add grated orange or lemon peel for orange or lemon cake.
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