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German Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joan Weeman
Added: Saturday, November 1, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 Cups Sugar
1 Cup Butter (or 1/2 cup butter & 1/2 cup margarine)
4 Eggs
1 Tsp Vanilla
3 Cups Flour
3 Tsp Baking Powder
1/4 Tsp Salt
1 Cup Orange Juice
1 Cup Chopped Nuts (Optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, to the sugar mixture. Add vanilla and mix.

Sift together the dry ingredients. Add juice to dry ingredients (alternately). Add sugar mixture and beat well.

Grease tube pan. Bake in 350 for 45 minutes.

For a marble cake substitute 1 cup of milk for the orange juice. Set aside 1/3 of the batter; add 2 Tbsp of cocoa and 1 Tsp of water to the batter. Swirl batter in pan to marble.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Instead of tube pan, spread batter in large cookie sheet and add chopped apples to the batter. Sprinkle with a cinnamon-sugar mixture and dot with pats of butter. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.

 

 

 

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