Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Five Flavor Pound Cake

2 sticks butter
3 cups sugar
1 cup milk
5 eggs, beaten
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon each:  vanilla, lemon, rum, coconut & butter flavoring

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon each of the five flavorings

Cream butter, shortening and sugar in mixer.  Add eggs one at a time.   Add flour and milk alternately (add baking powder to flour).   Bake in a greased and floured tube pan for 1 1/2 hours at 300 degrees.

Glaze:  Combine in heavy saucepan.   Bring to a boil and stir until sugar is melted.   Pour over hot cake while it's still in the pan.   Let set until cake is cool.

Kara Kimbrough - Clarion Ledger - April 6, 2011

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