PLAIN POUND CAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 C butter
  • 1 1/2 C sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 C flour, sift after measuring
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp mace
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350'
  • Cream shortening and sugar together.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well.
  • Mix in flour, salt and mace.
  • Add vanilla and beat thoroughly.
  • Pour in a loaf pan lined with Reynolds parchment paper.
  • Bake 60-80 minutes.

Notes

This recipe is from Sarah Berkley.

It's been around about 100 years that I know of. The main difference between this and most pound cake recipes is the addition of mace.

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