Louisiana Ring Cake

Louisiana Ring Cake

3/4 cup butter or oleo
3 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp flour
1/4 tsp orange extract or zest

2 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 cup shortening, solid
1 tsp orange extract or zest
3 eggs, beaten
2 tsp baking powder
1 3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup milk
1/4 tsp almond extract

Mix all ingredients for topping together, blending well. Spread in
bottom of well greased tube pan.

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt; add sugar. Mix well.
Cut in shortening; add milk, extracts, and eggs. Beat thoroughly.
Pour batter over topping and bake in 370 degree oven for 45 minutes
to 1 hour. Remove from pan immediately or topping will stick to
pan.