Diana Brantley's Chocolate Pound Cake
Cream: 2 sticks butter
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
Combine: 3 cups flour
4 tbsp and 1 heaping tsp cocoa
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp soda
Other ingredients: 1 cup milk
2 tsp almond flavoring
1 tsp vanilla
Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture, alternately with milk.
(Mix in some of the dry, then some of the milk, and repeat till batter is well blended.) Mix in flavorings.
Bake in greased, floured tube pan at 325-350 for 1 - 1 1/2 hours.
This wonderful cake is even better with fudge icing! A chocoholic's delight!