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Old Fashion Pound Cake

Russ Myers


This (150 Years Old recipe) is truly an "Old Fashion" recipe.

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20 Min
1 Hr 25 Min


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2 2/3 c
8 medium
eggs, separated
1 lb
sweet butter
3 1/2 c
2/3 c
coffee cream (heavy cream)
1 tsp

How to Make Old Fashion Pound Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 300 F.

    Measure out 6 level tablespoons sugar
    Whip egg whites, adding sugar as you whip.

    Place in refrigerator until needed
  • 2Cream butter well, gradually adding remaining sugar and egg yolks ( 2 at a time).
    Add flour and cream alternately to the creamed mixture.
    Whip until mixture is as light as possible. (Takes 10 minutes at low speed with an electric mixer).
  • 3Still beating at low speed, whip in egg whites just long enough to mix well. Add vanilla at the same time.

    Pour into slightly greased tube pan, 10 x 4 inches deep, or two pans of similiar size.

    Bake for one hour and twenty five minutes.
  • 4The cake should fall about one inch after taken from oven.
    This gives desired waxy testure

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About Old Fashion Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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