1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup (2 sticks) margarine
3 cups granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
5 large eggs
3 cups flour
1 (6 ounce) can evaporated milk plus
water to make 1 cup liquid
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon butternut flavoring
Cream oil, margarine, sugar and salt for 5 minutes.
Add eggs one at a time. Add flour and milk alternately, ending with flour. Fold in flavoring by hand. Pour into greased tube pan. Place cake in cold oven. Bake 1 hour and 45 minutes at 325 degrees F. Do not open oven door while baking. Remove cake from pan immediately.