Old Fashioned Pound Cake

Old Fashioned Pound Cake

Ready in 45 minutes

Granny's Recipe

"Very nice flavor and texture! I used vanilla and almond extracts and margerine in place of butter. (Word of advice make sure you place the cake pan on at least the middle rack and have ample room. I placed mine in the smaller oven of my double oven and it rose and touched the heating element.) I baked it in a loaf pan. Hubby enjoyed this cake also!"

- mogriff1

Top-ranked recipe named "Old Fashioned Pound Cake"

4.5 avg, 38 review(s) 89% would make again

Ingredients

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2 cups Plain flour
2 cups Sugar
2 sticks Butter; plus 1 tbsp
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1 teaspoon Lemon extract
pinch Salt
6 Eggs

Original recipe makes 10

Servings  

Preparation

Sift flour. Mix sugar and butter. Beat until creamy. Add 2 or 3 spoons flour nd 1 egg. Beat thouroughly and continue adding 2 or 3 spoons flour and 1 egg beaten thoughroughly until all have been added.. Then add vanilla and lemon. Bake 325? for 1 1/4 hours.

Optional - Ice with Chocolate Icing.

Chocolate Icing

1 box confectioners sugar sifted. Add 1 1/2 sticks softened butter and a pince of salt. Then add 3/4 cups cocoa, 2 tsp vanilla extract and 1/2 cup milk. Mix gradually to consistency. Add one cup of nuts. Spread evenly over cake.

Notes

Granny's pound cake recipe.

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cooling down stage.. it smells soooo good.. photo by emperisses emperisses

photo by Kimberlyhaha Kimberlyhaha

This cake smells sooooo good! My son could not stop licking the spoon while the cake was in the oven. That was more than enough to let me know it will be great! But I had to share how great it looks! This was an excellent recipe! Thankx photo by irisgayle irisgayle

photo by mogriff1 mogriff1

photo by mgold mgold

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Easy, delicious, made it with lemon-lime glaze. Awesome!
mgold 1 month ago
Not as lemony as I had hoped, but still a great tasting cake! I used a couple of dashes of extra sugar and at least a tablespoon of lemon juice but next time I'll be sure to add plenty more of both. I could probably make it taste lemony with a sweet lemon glaze over it. Definitely worth another try though just based on the texture!
BreeHoldeman 6 months ago
Made this with a meringue buttercream filling, it was great!!
ctn 7 months ago
Made it last night and used almond flavor and some maraschino cherries, then baked in 8' tube pan and it turned out perfect! I'll use this recipe again for sure!
cindijackson 8 months ago
bfdboston 9 months ago
good! everybody liked it!
christianed 1 year ago
BrianPRutledge 1 year ago
Very nice flavor and texture! I used vanilla and almond extracts and margerine in place of butter. (Word of advice make sure you place the cake pan on at least the middle rack and have ample room. I placed mine in the smaller oven of my double oven and it rose and touched the heating element.) I baked it in a loaf pan. Hubby enjoyed this cake also!
mogriff1 1 year ago
Turned out good. Next time I will use a little more sugar!
erika95 1 year ago
dreid4 1 year ago
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