Orange Buttermilk Pound Cake

A large, delicious pound cake whether iced or not. I have made it with coconut extract and pineapple extract instead of the orange.

2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
4 eggs which have been warmed up to room temp.
2 tsp. orange extract
3 cups flour
1 cup buttermilk to which has been added 1/4 tsp. baking soda

Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs 1 at a time beating well between. Add flour alternately with buttermilk/baking soda beginning and ending with flour. Pour into tube cake pan. Place in COLD oven and set temp. at 325 degrees. Bake 1 hour and 10 mins. or until toothpick comes out clean.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: large cake.
Prep Time: 15 - 20 mins.
Cook Time: 1 hour and ten mins.

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Recipe Provided By:
Failte Inn B&B
Athens, PA

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