My Mom's poor mans pound cake .
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
3 cwhite sugar
3 tspbaking powder
1 cwhole milk
1-1/2 cvegetable shortning
l tspvanilla extract
1/2 cbutternuts chopped..( i now use walnuts)
How to Make My Mom's poor mans pound cake .
- Preheat oven to 350. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl& beat for 5 minutes or until well mixed.
- Pour into a lightly greased 10 inch tube pan.Bake for about 70 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
- Cool 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.