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Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lillian Howell
Added: Friday, December 21, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups cake flour, sifted before measuring (1 pound)
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups butter (1 pound)
2 cups granulated sugar (1 pound)
10 eggs
2 teaspoons almond extract
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease well and flour a tube cake pan. Sift flour and salt together. Place butter and sugar in mixing bowl. Cream together until light and fluffy. Add whole eggs, one at a time. Beat thoroughly between each addition of the eggs. If an electric mixer is used, do not stop mixer while adding eggs. Add half the sifted flour and salt. Beat about 1 minute. Add remaining flour-salt mixture and flavorings. Beat about 1 minute. Use rubber spatula to collect all flour from sides of mixing bowl. Pour into prepared tube cake pan. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 20 minutes. Cake is done when a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan immediately after removing from oven. Cool on a cake rack.

 

 

 

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