MARY'S DELICIOUS CREAM CHEESE POUND CAKE
|3 c||swan's down cake flour|
|3 c||domino sugar|
|3 stick||land o' lakes salted sweet cream butter|
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|1 pkg||philadelphia cream cheese (8 oz)|
|1 Tbsp||pure vanilla extract|
|1 tsp||pure lemon extract|
I like to use all Land O'Lakes Pure Butter not Margarine; and Domino Sugar,& Philadelphia Cream Cheese. I use Swan's Down Cake Flour for all of my cakes instead of regular flour. This cake was 1st baked by me just on a whim. I was in the store with a good friend of mine one night and wanted some good pound cake. The store did not have any and I decided I would make my own. The next morning I did just that and it turned out perfectly and Delicious!!!. I called my friend told her to come over I had a surprise. She was thrilled. I was nominated every since to bake one of my famous pound cakes for most every birthday or Special Occassion or Church Dinner. I even sold them for awhile. I usually add a frosting to this cake, but it is so delicious that I have been known to cut it straight from the oven with a glass of cold milk. Whether you like frosting or just like it plain, you can't go wrong!! Everyone was pleased.
In a large bowl with mixer at low speed, Combine Domino Confectioner's Sugar, Butter, Milk and Vanilla. Beat at Medium Speed for 1-2 Minutes until creamy. If desired, add more milk until frosting is at desired spreading consistency.
For Lemon Frosting use same steps. I Add a little yellow food coloring for a perfect effect. Can Also Make a Lemon Glaze by adding lemon juice to Confectioners Sugar instead of Milk & Butter.
For Chocolate Frosting I use 2/3 Cups Hersheys Baking Cocoa; 1 stick of pure butter (Melted); 1 box Domino Confectioner's Sugar; 1/3 cup of Milk; 1 teaspoon Vanilla Flavor Melt Butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately Add Powdered Sugar and Milk, Beating to spreading consistency. Add small amount of additional milk if needed. Stir in vanilla. Makes about 2 cups of Frosting.