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Aunt Mary's Powdered Sugar Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Auntie Deana

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 box powdered sugar
(powdered sugar used to come in a box - 3 1/2 cups)
1 cup Crisco
5 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. milk
3 c. flour, shifted three times after measuring


Directions:
Directions:
Cream powdered sugar and Crisco until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each. Add sifted flour and milk alternately in thirds beating well after each addition, ending with the flour. Add vanilla and beat 2 minutes.

Pour into a 10" tube pan which has been greased and floured. Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Allow to cool on a cake rack before releasing from pan.

When cool, dust with powdered sugar.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes, 75 minutes in oven
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of Grandma Barth's favorite recipes. Aunt Mary was Grandpa Barth's aunt by marriage. She lived on a farm in Michigan (I think).

 

 

 

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