BASIC POUND CAKE
3 cups sugar
2 sticks butter
1 cup Crisco
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 1/4 cups plain flour
1 cup sweet milk ( Make this by using 2/3 cup of canned milk and filling to cup with warm water.)
Cream sugar with Crisco and butter.
Add other ingredients one at a time. Mix until smooth.
Bake one hour and 20 minutes at 350 degrees.