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The Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Turner

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup self-rising flour
1 cup milk
1 tsp each: vanilla, lemon and almond extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325
Cream sugar and shortening on high with stand mixer until sugar dissolves. (10 to 15 minutes)
Add eggs one at a time and beat after each until fluffy. Add milk and flour on slow speed, just to mix.(start and end with flour) Add flavorings. Bake in greased, floured tube pan for 1 hour 15 minutes.
*To make this cake only larger: use 1 cup shortening and 1 stick butter, 3 cups sugar, 6 eggs, 1 cup milk, 3 cups all-purpose flour and 1/2 cup self-rising flour, 1 teaspoon vanilla, lemon and almond extract. Mix as above and bake same length of time. Cool in pan about 10 minutes before turning out on wire rack to completely cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1hour,30 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I like to mix 1/4 cup water with 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tsp vanilla and 1 tsp almond extract in small sauce pan. bring to boil and spoon over hot cake.

 

 

 

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