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my mom's poor mans pound cake .

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Peggy Williamson
Waterbury, VT

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

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For my mom's poor mans pound cake .

  • 3 c
  • 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 .

  • 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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