MAMA'S POUND CAKE

2 sticks butter or margarine
1/2 cup Crisco
3 cups cake flour
pinch of baking powder
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup milk
Vanilla or lemon flavoring

Cream sugar, butter, Crisco until light. Add eggs, one at a time, then add 1/2 milk and 1/2 flour mixture. Repeat milk and flour. Add flavoring as desired. Line and grease tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes. **Note: Set out butter, eggs and milk before starting to get them to room temperature.


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