Martha's Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Martha's Brown Sugar Pound Cake

1 c. butter
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. white sugar
1 lb. light brown sugar
5 large eggs
3 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. chopped pecans 

Remove all lumps from brown sugar by rolling on wax paper with rolling pin.  In a large bowl, cream butter and shortening. Add sugars and cream again.  Add eggs.  Sift dry ingredients and add alternately with milk.  Add vanilla and pecans.  Bake in large greased and floured tube pan 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours at 325 degrees. Cool in pan. 

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