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Butternut Pound Cake Recipe

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

Ginger Haigler
Added: Monday, April 21, 2008



1 cup Crisco
2 cups sugar
3 cups self-rising flour
4 eggs
1 cup milk
3 1/2 Tbsp butternut flavoring


1 box powdered sugar
1/2 cup Crisco
1 Tbsp milk
3 Tbsp butternut flavoring

For cake, cream sugar and Crisco together. Add eggs and beat after adding each one. Alternate flour and milk to mixture. Add flavoring. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and increase to 350 degrees for the last 10 minutes.

For lcing, add all ingredients together and beat until smooth. If icing is too thick, add extra milk to make spreading easier.




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