My Mom's poor mans pound cake .

Peggy Williamson

By
@starbright

old time recipe; oldie but goodie..
When I was growing up in the 1940s we didn't have a lot of money. We had a hugh garden, & we canned any extra vegetables for winter. We also gathered apples form our orchard & butternuts. ( Which you don't see much anymore) Mom always bought a couple of bushels of peaches in the fall which we canned but first we had sliced peaches served on this wonderful cake


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Serves:
about 12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
flour
3 c
white sugar
3 tsp
baking powder
1 c
whole milk
1-1/2 c
vegetable shortning
6
whole eggs
l tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
butternuts chopped..( i now use walnuts)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl& beat for 5 minutes or until well mixed.

2Pour into a lightly greased 10 inch tube pan.Bake for about 70 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

3Cool cake in pan on a cooling rack. then flip out of pan. Best served at room temperature or slightly chilled. Serve with slicd peaches, strawberries or fuit of your choice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy