Many-Flavor Pound Cake, from Karen Keller Thomas.

1/2 pound butter, 2 sticks
1/2 C Crisco
3 C sugar
3 C flour
5 eggs
1 C milk
1/2 t baking powder
1 t each of flavors, vanilla, lemon, rum, whatever, as many as you wish!

  1. Mix it all together
  2. Grease a tube cake pan (a bit of butter or Crisco on a paper towel works well)
  3. Add one or two T of sugar to the pan and swish it around, coating the pan's sides. Dump out any excess sugar.
  4. Bake for about 50 minutes at 325F, until broom straw comes out clean.
  5. Let cool for 15 minutes.
  6. Invert onto plate; remove pan.