"It would be nice if the Food and Drug Administration stopped issuing warnings about toxic substances and just gave me the names of one or two things still safe to eat."--Robert Fuoss

Granny's Infamous Pound Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Granny's Infamous Pound Cake, by , is from The Otey Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  

Added: Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb butter, softened
3 c. sugar
3 3/4 c. of cake flour, sifted
6 eggs, at room temperature
1 c. whole milk, slightly lukewarm
2 tbsp. vanilla
1 1/4 tsp of real lemon flavoring

Directions:
Directions:
Mix softened butter with the sugar until smooth and creamy. Total mixing time 3 to 5 minutes. Then add the sifted cake flour a little at a time followed by the eggs and milk. Remember to add the eggs and the milk a little at a time. Finally add the flavoring and mix well. The batter should be creamy and smooth. No Lumps. Spray your cake pan lightly with vegetable oil and flour. Cake cooks in approximately one hour at 375. Test with a toothpick to make sure the cake is done. Let cake cool completely before you remove it from the pan.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake beat my cake out at a cook off at Hecht's. It is a very good pound cake.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

250W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!