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2-2-2-5 pound cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Gena Burris
Carthage, TX

This recipe was handed down from my grandmother. It is a very simple pound cake that goes great with strawberries and whipped cream, ice cream, or a good cup of coffee.

(2 ratings)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For 2-2-2-5 pound cake

  • 2 c
  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 5 lg
  • 1 tsp
    each of vanilla and lemon extracts

How To Make 2-2-2-5 pound cake

  • 1
    Grease and sugar (not flour) a bundt pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add both flavorings and mix.
  • 2
    Alternate adding flour and eggs starting and ending with an egg. The batter will be very thick.
  • 3
    Pour batter in a greased and sugared tube or bundt pan. Bake @ 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes. Do not over bake as it will make the cake dry. Start checking for done-ness about 30-35 min.

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