Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 (16-ounce) package brown sugar
5 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup evaporated milk
2 teaspoons maple flavoring


Combine shortening and butter in a large mixing bowl; mix well. Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Combine flour, salt, and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix well after each addition. Stir in flavoring.

Pour batter into a well greased 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 10 to 15 minutes; remove from pan, and cool completely. Spread Brown Sugar Frosting over top of cake.