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Cream Cheese Poundcake Recipe

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This recipe for Cream Cheese Poundcake, by , is from THE SMITH FAMILY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sally Gladwell Holton
Added: Monday, December 1, 2008


1 cup margarine
1/2 cup butter
1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese
3 cups sugar
6 eggs
3 cups flour
2 tsp. vanilla extract

Combine first 3 ingredients.
Beat with heavy duty mixer.
Gradually add sugar.
Beat until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time.
Beat well after each egg.
Add flour and beat well.
Add vanilla.
Bake at 325 for 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was given to mom from a dear family friend. Speaking of family friends, I'm reminded of Annie Fields. She was a nanny to the Gladwell children for several years, which meant she cared for all our children. She was fiercely protective of Nellie, and we often remember her telling Nellie, "Eat your food. Don't you want to be fat like Annie?"




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