"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
1 Cup Shortening 2 Cups Sugar 4 Eggs 3 Cups Flour 1/2 Tsp. Baking Powder 1/2 Tsp. Soda 1/4 Tsp. Salt 1 Cup Buttermilk 3/4 Tsp. Lemon Flavor 1-1/2 Tsp. Rum Flavor
Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one or two at a time, beating well after each. Mix dry ingredients and add alternately with buttermilk. Beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Pour into tube pan. Bake about 50 minutes at 350 degrees. Drizzle while hot with: 1-1/2 cups of sugar and 3/4 cup water. Boil for 3 minutes. Then add lump of butter and 1/2 tsp. rum flavoring.
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