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Funeral Poundcake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Suzanne Chaffin
Added: Sunday, August 17, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb. butter (2 sticks)
3 c. sugar
1 c. sour cream
3 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
6 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine the butter and sugar and cream until mixed well and fluffy. Add the sour cream and mix well. Sift together the flour and baking soda. Add the sifted flour to the creamed mixture alternating with the eggs, beaching each egg into the mixture one at a time. Add the vanilla and mix well. Pour batter into greased and floured 10 inch tube pan. Bake for 1 hour 20 minutes or until golden.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The Southern Tradition is to take a cake to friends and neighbors when there is a death in the family. This pound cake is delicious served alone or with ice cream or fresh fruit.

For a totally different taste, use almond or lemon extract in place of the vanilla.

 

 

 

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