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Lemon Cake

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1 1/2 cups butter or margarine at room temperature
3 cups sugar
5 lg eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp lemon extract or 1 tsp lemon zest
1/2 tsp almond extract
7/8 cup ginger ale or similar soda

Cream butter until light. Cream in sugar, beat until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in 1 cup flour then add extracts and a little ginger ale. Continue adding flour, alternating with ginger ale until all are used. Pour batter into 2 greased and Reynolds Parchment Paper lined 9x5" loaf pans, or 1 greased and floured 10" bunt pan. Bake 1hr 45 mins. (if using bunt pan, baking time will be slightly longer). Let cool in pan

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My neighbor, who is like a grandmother to me, threw me a wedding shower when my husband and I got married 20 years ago. Each of the guests had to bring a recipe for me. This is the recipe I got from my neighbor.

Oh shoot! Sorry, I'll get that fixed. Glad you were able to adjust properly LOL

There is no Temp listed or amount of flour. I made this as cupcakes with 2.5 cups of flour and baked them for 30-35 mins @ 350 degrees. They Are delicious!!

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