BOURBON POUND CAKE .... (4-1/2 pounds)
Nancy J. Patrykus
I dedicate this cake to my very good friend, Corrine I worked with in Chicago.
She is from Kentucky, and loves JIm......
BEAM, that is!
The spices and bourbon keeps it fresh for many days.
It is a towering cake and will treat a houseful of guests,all weekend! My friends love this cake!
Be sure to make it a day ahead of time. After baking like most pound cakes it needs 24 hours to mellow!!!
1-1/4 tspbaking powder
1 tspground cinnamon
3/4 tspground nutmeg
1/4 Tbspground allspice
1/4 tspground ginger
1-1/2 cbutter...room temperature (3 sticks)
3 cpacked brown sugar
6whole eggs........plus 2 extra egg yolks
1-1/2 tspvanilla extract
1/4 cbourbon....like jim beam
How to Make BOURBON POUND CAKE .... (4-1/2 pounds)
- Sift the flour,baking powder,salt, cinnamon,nutmeg,allspice and ginger.
In a large bowl and electric mixer, cream the softened butter, with the brown and white sugars until the mixture is light and fluffy.
Add the eggs,one at a time beating...then add the 2 egg yolks.
Beat well and set batter aside.
Stir the bourbon and vanilla into the cup of measured milk.