Mama Essie's Pound Cake
Why I Love This Recipe
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"
Ingredients You'll Need
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