Gram Ackerson's Cold Oven Cake
  • Cooking Time: 1.5 hours
  • 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
  1. Cream together sugar and shortening.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, Beat after each.
  3. Add extracts
  4. Add flour and milk alternately.
  5. Put batter in a greased Bundt pan.
  6. Turn oven on to 325* (DO NOT PREHEAT).
  7. Bake for 1.5 hours or until golden brown on top and a toothpick comes out clean.
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.