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Mema's Pound Cake (Ethyl Daughton) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Stock

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb butter
5 eggs
1 3/4 cup sugar
2c (plus 2 T) of sifted cake flour
1 1/2 t vanilla


Directions:
Directions:
Have all ingredients at room temperature. Preheat oven to 325
Grease and thoroughly flour loaf pan

Cream butter thoroughly, Add sugar and beat till light and fluffy

Add eggs, one at a time, beating between each addition

Add flour slowly on low speed then beat and beat and beat until batter is soft, satiny and smooth

Bake at 325 for 60 to 70 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.

Note, if adding chopped walnuts (1 cup) flour them first so they don't sink to the bottom of the pan.

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Number Of Servings:
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Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
about an hour and a half
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mema made this all the time and it was a staple in Aunt Ruth's home in Washington DC. IT was served after every family get together.

 

 

 

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