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Old-Time Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brenda Sharp
Added: Thursday, September 25, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs, separated
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp water
1 cup buttermilk
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixing bowl ,cream the shortening and sugar. Add the egg yolks and beat to combine. Dissolve the baking soda in 1 teaspoon of water and stir into the buttermilk. Combine the flour and salt and add alternately with the milk to creamed mixture, beating well. Beat in the vanilla. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold the egg whites into the batter. Transfer the batter to a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 325 for 60 minutes. Check with a cake tester to allow for differences in oven temperatures. Serve plain or with a chocolate sauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 servings

 

 

 

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