by Pat Myers of Shawsville, Va.
1 ½ cups butter, softened
3 cups sugar
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
6 large eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
1 tsp almond extract
½ tsp vanilla extract
2/3 cup strawberry glaze
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter at medium speed. Gradually add sugar beating until light and fluffy.
Add cream cheese beating until creamy.
Add eggs, one at a time beating just until blended.
Gradually add flour to butter mixture. Beat at low speed and scrape bowl as needed. Stir in extracts.
Pour 1/3 of batter into a greased and floured 10 inch tube pan. Dollop 8 rounded tsps strawberry glaze over batter. Swirl with a knife. Repeat procedure once more.
Bake for one hour to one hour and 10 minutes. Cool completely.