Sunday, November 22, 2009

Vanilla Butter Nut Pound Cake

This is a Mama Klein specialty. It is delicious and makes a large dense cake.

2 sticks butter - softened
1/2 c. Crisco
3 c. sugar
5 eggs
3 c. flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 TBSP plus 2 tsp vanilla butter nut flavoring
1 c. milk
1 c. chopped nuts
1 jar maraschino cherries - chopped

DO NOT PREHEAT THE OVEN. The cake should go into a cold oven then set to 325 degrees

1. Cream together butter, Crisco, and sugar
2. Beat in eggs one at a time
3. Add flour and salt alternately with milk and flavoring
4. Stir in nuts and cherries
5. Grease and flour a bunt cake pan or angel food cake pan well
6. Put into a cold oven and bake at 325 for 1 hr and 45 min

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