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Almond Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lee Wise

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
All ingredients should be room temperature.
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
3 cups cake flour
1 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. almond extract
1/2 tsp. baking powder

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together the butter and shortening. Add sugar and continue to cream until perfectly smooth, about 10 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until well blended. Add cake flour a little at a time. Slowly add milk, then flavorings. Add baking powder last. Grease and flour a large bundt pan or large tube pan. Pour cake batter in prepared pan and place in COLD oven. Turn temperature to 325 and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Do not jar cake or remove from oven too soon. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to cool in wire rack.

 

 

 

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