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Pound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Pound Cake, by , is from The Ledbetter Family Cookbook, 4th Edition, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Contributor:  
Clara Ledbetter
Added: Sunday, March 1, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 pound butter
3 cups sugar
3 cups Swan Down cake flour
6 whole eggs
1/2 pint whipping cream
1/8 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time and cream. Add flour, a Tablespoon at a time, and whipped cream between flour additions. Add vanilla, almond, and cream of tartar. Increase beater speed, and mix well, Bake in 2 loaf pans or 1 angel food cake pan. When tester comes out clean, remove from oven. Cool before removing from pan.

 

 

 

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