Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9-inch tube or bundt pan.
Cream shortening and butter well. Add sugar, mix well. Add eggs to mixture one at a time.
Sift dry ingredients together, and stir into shortening/butter mixture, stir in milk and vanilla.
Pour batter into greased and floured tube or bundt pan. Bake in preheated 325 degree F oven for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Remove from oven to rack, let cool in pan for 10-15 minutes, and then invert cake onto cooling rack and let cool completely.
Makes: 8-11 servings
Source: Grandma Ruth's Favorite Recipes
Submitted By: Ariel Smith