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Buttermilk Cake by Nedra Recipe

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This recipe for Buttermilk Cake by Nedra, by , is from Texas Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Glenda Haynes
Added: Friday, October 2, 2009


1 c. butter
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
3 c. flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 c. buttermilk
1/2 tsp soda
2 tsp. lemon extract, or juice of one lemon

1 c. powdered sugar
Rind of 1 lemon or orange
Juice of 1 lemon or orange

Butter and flour a tube cake pan; Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time. Sift together flour, salt and baking powder. Mix buttermilk and soda. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk. Add lemon extract. Bake 1 hour, or until cake tester comes out clean. Prepare glaze of powdered sugar, orange or lemon rind and orange or lemon juice. When done, remove cake from pan and put on bakeproof plate. Drizzle with glaze and bake for 3 minutes more.




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