This has been a community wide favorite for generations!
Preheat over to 325 degrees. Coat pan with shortening and sprinkle thoroughly with flour.
3 cups sugar
3 cups shortening
3 cups PLAIN flour
1 cup milk
3 tsp lemon or vanilla flavoring
Cream sugar and shortening, add eggs one at a time. Sift flour and add alternately with milk.
Empty into a bundt style pan. Don’t cheat and “Pam” style spray-it is bad to stick!
Cook for 1 hour & 25 minutes. Let Cool, empty onto large plate.
For holiday variety, remove 1/2 to 1 cup of each desired color, mix each color in small bowl with food coloring (to desired color). Put in a cup or so of regular color cake batter in pan, spoon your colors around the batter in your cake pan, one at a time. Top with the rest of the regular batter. Each piece will have its own design when cut!