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MiMi's Pound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for MiMi's Pound Cake, by , is from The Dillard Family and Friends Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carol Hanes
Added: Wednesday, January 21, 2009



2 sticks butter -or- margarine
cup shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
3 cups plain flour (sift - then measure)
teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon extract
1 tablespoon. vanilla


1 stick butter
1 box confectioners sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon lemon extract

Have all ingredients at room temperature. Cream butter or margarine & shortening together
Slowly add sugar until creamed. Add eggs (one at a time) and blend this well. Sift together all dry ingredients and add to above mixture alternately with milk (beginning & ending with flour). Add lemon juice & extracts. Pour into greased & floured tube pan. Bake at 325 for 1 hour 25 minutes or until done. No original instructions for mixing icing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the icing recipe that come with the cake recipe; however, Katie made her own butter cream icing (she takes after Ryan).




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