The Leslie’s Good Ole’ Pound Cake

The Leslie's Good Ole' Pound Cake is perfectly simple and always delicious!



3 cups plain flour

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. baking powder

(Sift together)

1 tsp. vanilla

3 c. sugar

2 sticks butter

1/2 cup Crisco

1 cup milk

5 eggs

(Above at room temperature)


Blend butter, Crisco and sugar to look like ice cream. Add eggs and then vanilla. Add flour mixture in three parts. Alternate with milk; 1/3 flour then 1/3 milk and repeat until complete. Beat as little as possible.

Bake in preheated oven in greased and floured tube pan. Bake for 60 minutes at 325 degrees and then another 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

Pro Tips

When in season, top it with some North Carolina strawberries, blueberries or peaches. Or, use the ones you put up for in the winter.

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