Twenty Years

Twenty Years

Olivia is 20 today!  She’s a sweetie!

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Door

 

 

We headed out for pizza at Mellow Mushroom.DSCF3750 DSCF3752 DSCF3753

Then, back to the dorm for presents.  Lots of presents.

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Cake

 

We finished with our family favorite pound cake and then Olivia had to do some homework.  Not as much fun as presents but a necessary part of a twenty-year-old life.

 

Here’s the pound cake recipe for an easy but delicious dessert

Pound cake

3 cups sugar

1 stick butter

1/2 cup shortening

6 eggs

3 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 point whipping cream

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a Bundt pan. In a mixing bowl, cream sugar, butter and shortening.  Beat in eggs. Add flour, whipping cream, and vanilla extract.  Bake for 1 and 1/2 hours.  Cool 10 minutes in pan.  Invert on wire rack and remove cake from pan.  Cool completely.

 

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4 Responses to Twenty Years

  1. Merry Carol September 1, 2015 at 7:03 am #

    Happy, happy birthday Olivia…

  2. Anonymous September 1, 2015 at 8:38 am #

    Happy Birthday to Olivia! She has gotten so tall!

  3. Olivia September 1, 2015 at 5:27 pm #

    Thank you!!!

  4. DOROTHY ALLCORN September 2, 2015 at 10:40 pm #

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OLIVIA!!!!

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