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Old Fashioned Lemon Pound Cake

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1 1/2 cup butter

3 cups sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp lemon extract

1 tbs fresh lemon zest

6 large eggs

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 dash of salt

1/2 cup evaporated milk


Pre-heat oven 325 degrees. Grease and flour 10 inch tube pan. Beat butter in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add sugar creaming well. Stir in extracts and lemon zest. Add eggs, one at a time, blending well after each addition. Add flour, baking powder and salt to creamed mixture, add milk. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake for 80 minutes

Drizzle with your favorite Cream Cheese Icing while still warm.

(Recipe submitted by Yolanda Smith, mother of Marcus Lattimore)