1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter, plus more for pan 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 3 cups sugar 5 eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees°

With a mixer, cream butter and shortening together. Add sugar, a little at a time. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Stir dry ingredients together in a bowl and add to mixer alternately with milk, starting with the flour and ending with the flour. Mix in vanilla. Pour into a greased and floured tube or bundt pan and bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

From Paula Deen at Food Network

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