German Butter Pound Cake

German Butter Pound Cake Recipe

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Cyndi Phillips

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@cynphillips

The heavenly aroma of this cake brings back treasured memories of my grandmother.

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Serves:
16
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6 large
eggs, separated
1 c
butter softened
2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon peel, greated
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground cardamon
6 Tbsp
milk 2%
2 Tbsp
confectioner sugar

How to Make German Butter Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temp for 30 minutes. Generously grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan.
  • 2In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in lemon peel and extracts. In another bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, and cardamom; add to the creamed butter mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  • 3Beat egg whites on medium speed until soft peaks forms. Fold into batter.
  • 4Transfer to prepared pan. Bake at 350 for 50 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool. Sprinkle with confectioner sugar.
  • 5NOTE: for easier removal of cake, use solid shortening when greasing the tube pan.

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About German Butter Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Heirloom