This is a never-fail pound cake with a crusty top. It's delicious with coffee as well as ice cream.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray pan with non-stick spray.
Cream together the shortening and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla, flour and mix well.
Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 to 60 minutes or until top is golden brown.