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Old Fashioned Pound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashioned Pound Cake, by , is from Chef's of RodnReel Volume 2, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandra Conner
Added: Friday, September 11, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. butter
2 2/3 c. sugar
3 1/2 c. flour
8 medium eggs
12-15 tbsp. half-n-half
1 tbsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Separate eggs. Beat whites until stiff, then refrigerate. Beat 2/3 c. sugar into egg whites (this is from the amount of sugar listed) leave refrigerated. Cream butter and rest of sugar, add egg yolks two at a time on high speed, lower speed and add cream and flour alternatively, add vanilla, fold in egg white/sugar combo. Pour into a greased and floured Bundt pan and bake 1 1/2 to 2 hours at 300.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an old time recipe from Aunt Thelma Stockton. A well-known cook and confectioner in Monroe County, MS. This recipe was guarded more highly than the gold at Fort Knox. The recipe for the Caramel Icing is to follow.

 

 

 

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