My Mama's Pound Cake

1
Carol Davis

By
@FadingParadise

My Mom almost took this fabulous recipe to the grave with her. Going through some old boxes from college, I found this jotted down in one of my notebooks. It was a recipe she recited over the phone to me when I was 17, and in college. I was so glad to find it and glad it's not lost forever.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter (2 sticks, softened to room temperature)
  • 1 2/3 c
    sugar
  • 5
    eggs (room temperature)
  • ·
    juice of one lemon
  • ·
    grated rind of one lemon
  • 2 c
    flour

How to Make My Mama's Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325 or 350 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl (or stand up mixer) cream butter. Gradually cream in sugar. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each.
  3. Toss in lemon peel and juice, blend well. Gradually add flour, mix well.
  4. Pour into a well greased and floured Bundt pan. Bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or till toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool in pan on a rack about 15 minutes. Invert onto rack and allow to cool completely.

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About My Mama's Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American




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