The Jefferson County 4-H program recently announced the 2013 county 4-H Broiler Barbecue and Farm Bureau Dairy Recipe Contest winners. According to a 4-H spokesman, a recipe which ran in Sunday’s edition, was submitted incorrectly. The correct recipe is:
Raven Burnett’s Buttermilk Poundcake (1st Place – Party Foods)
2 cups sugar ½ teaspoon baking soda, ¾ cups shortening 1/8 teaspoon salt, 3 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract, 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon almond extract, 1 level teaspoon baking powder 1 cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together sugar and shortening. Add eggs one at a time. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Blend in dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk. Add vanilla and almond extracts. Place in angel food pan or a loaf pan and bake for 1 hour. Transfer cake to plate and cool for 30-45 minutes.