Family Tested & Approved
grated lemon zest
* lemon glaze (recipe follows) next 4 ingredients.
plus 2 tablespoons butter
For glaze : Melt butter over low heat in a small saucepan. Add remaining ingredients; cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Yields about 1/2 cup.
For cake : Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; set aside.
In a large bowl, beat margarine and shortening on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beat well. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each.
Add flour mixture and milk alternately to creamed mixture, beating after each, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in flavorings and lemon zest.
Pour into a greased and floured tube pan. Bake at 325 for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Pierce holes in cake while still in pan. Pour lemon glaze over cake and cool on wire rack. Remove from pan and transfer to serving plate.