My Mom's poor mans pound cake .

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Peggy Williamson

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@starbright

old time recipe; oldie but goodie..
When I was growing up in the 1940s we didn't have a lot of money. We had a hugh garden, & we canned any extra vegetables for winter. We also gathered apples form our orchard & butternuts. ( Which you don't see much anymore) Mom always bought a couple of bushels of peaches in the fall which we canned but first we had sliced peaches served on this wonderful cake

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
about 12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 3 c
    flour
  • 3 c
    white sugar
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    whole milk
  • 1-1/2 c
    vegetable shortning
  • 6
    whole eggs
  • l tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    butternuts chopped..( i now use walnuts)

How to Make My Mom's poor mans pound cake .

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl& beat for 5 minutes or until well mixed.
  2. Pour into a lightly greased 10 inch tube pan.Bake for about 70 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  3. Cool cake in pan on a cooling rack. then flip out of pan. Best served at room temperature or slightly chilled. Serve with slicd peaches, strawberries or fuit of your choice.

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About My Mom's poor mans pound cake .

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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