Ginger Pound Cake



1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
¾ cup brown sugar
5 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 cup milk
½ cup finely chopped crystallized ginger
2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together butter and sugars until smooth. Beat in vanilla. Add eggs one at a time and continue beating. Stir together flour, baking powder and baking soda. Add to the mixture alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Stir in gingers. Pour batter into greased 10-inch tube or bundt pan. Bake for 60 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack; remove from pan to cool completely. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.

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