Preheat oven to 325ºF. Cream sugar and shortening until well mixed. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing one minute after each. Add dry ingredients gradually. Add flavoring and verbena leaves. Pour into a greased and floured bundt pan. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until golden brown.
- 1 2/3 c sugar
- 1 c butter flavored shortening
- 2 c cake flour
- 5 eggs
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 2 drops lemon extract
- 1/4 c fresh lemon verbena leaves, chopped