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Gram Ackerson's Cold Oven Cake

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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 1.5 hours

Why I Love This Recipe

This cake is a tradition in my family. Created by my Grandma Ackerson, this recipe originated in New Hampshire. It is a fabulous pound cake recipe that is a staple on birthdays and holidays. We love to serve with strawberries and vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 C. Crisco
½ cup (1 stick) butter
3 C. flour
1 C. milk
3 C. granulated sugar
1 teaspoon lemon extract
5 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Cream together sugar and shortening.

Add eggs one at a time, Beat after each.

Add extracts

Add flour and milk alternately.

Put batter in a greased Bundt pan.

Turn oven on to 325* (DO NOT PREHEAT).

Bake for 1.5 hours or until golden brown on top and a toothpick comes out clean.

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