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Nannie's Christmas Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marie Thompson (MQ)
Added: Tuesday, September 9, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 sticks Butter or Margarine
1/2 c. Crisco Shortening
5 Eggs
3 c. Sugar
3 c. Flour( cake or Plain)
1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
1 tbsp. Vanilla
1 c. Sweet Milk (condensed)

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together butter, shortening add sugar gradually then eggs. In a separate bowl sift dry ingredients and add alternating with milk into creamed ingredients, add vanilla to mixture. Beat until smooth. Divide batter into 3 smaller bowls,add green food coloring to one, red food coloring to other, mixing well, leaving one natural (the secret to this below). Pour one then the other, in no particular order in a greased and floured tube pan. Bake @ 325 degrees for 70 minutes.

This recipe is dedicated to
Rosalee "Nannie" Kemmerlin, who passed away from a Stroke, September 28, 2004. This cake was our Christmas favorite, you see we were not allowed to bother the Christmas dessert's until Christmas morning, no matter what! The children and grandchildren were always eager to help mix this cake and would race to be the first to cut this cake to see the design inside, caused by mixing the different colors together. It may have been just our imagination, however, it was the excitement after the gifts had been opened. We have not mastered this just yet, but we keep trying every year.

 

 

 

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