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Butternut Poundcake

August 02, 2006

1/2 cup butter-flavored vegetable shortening
2 sticks margarine
3 cups sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
5 large eggs
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons Superior Products' butternut flavoring
3 cups all-purpose flour

Heat oven to 325 degrees.

Grease 10-inch tube pan and dust with flour.

Cream shortening and margarine together. Add sugar and salt gradually. Add eggs one at a time beating after each addition.

Add butternut flavoring to milk. Alternately add milk mixture and flour to shortening mixture, stirring with an electric mixer.

Pour batter into prepared pan and bake about 1 1/2 hours or until done.

- Recipe from Superior Products Company recipe adapted by Edna Divel. Kaitlyn used her great-grandmother's adapted recipe. She used 5 eggs instead of the original recipe's 6 eggs and 2 tablespoons of flavoring instead of 3 tablespoons. To order Superior Products Company's butternut flavoring, now called vanilla butternut, call 1-800-995-8211.

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