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Mama Essie's Pound Cake

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Serves 12 | Prep Time 15 min | Cook Time 65 min


4 sticks softened butter, unsalted
1 8oz cream cheese, softened
2 cups sugar
6 eggs, room temp
3 cups cake flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup evaporated milk
2 teaspoons vanilla, almond or lemon extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Grease and flour a 10 inch bundt pan

In large bowl, beat butter until creamy and smooth.

Gradually add the sugar and beat until fluffy

Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition

Sift together flour and baking powder, add to butter mixture 1 cup at a time and alternate with the milk. Blend in the flavorings.

Batter will be thick, spoon into pan. Bake 1 hour, 5 min or until inserted toothpick comes out clean

Pairs Well With


2nd most requested cake for family gatherings is this moist, delicious, buttery cake! Topped with fresh strawberries or raspberries macerated with lemon juice and sugar give this cake it's over the top specialness.

Submitted by: "ANorris"

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