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Old Fashioned Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathleen Hooper

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb butter (2 cups)
1 lb sifted cake flour (4 cups)
10 eggs, separated
1 lb sugar (2 cups)
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter, work in flour until mixture is mealy. Beat egg yolks sugar and vanilla until thick and fluffy. Add first mixture gradually, beating thoroughly. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Beat vigorously 5 minutes. Bake in 2 loaf pans lined with waxed paper in a moderately slow oven (325) 1 1/4 hours.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 loaves
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hrs
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From cookbook owned by Minerva Kathleen Merritt Hooper (1917 - 2001)
Married Earl Leroy Hooper (1912 - 2002) Married September 12, 1935.

"The American Woman's Cookbook" Edited & Revised by Ruth Berolzheimer, Published for Culinary Arts Institute by Consolidated Book Publishers, Inc, Chicago, 1941

Inscription: To Kathleen From Earl May 29, 1943 Harrisville NY

 

 

 

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