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Old Fashioned Pound Cake

There is nothing better then old fashioned recipes like Grandma always made. This Old Fashioned Pound Cake recipe brings back memories of cooking with my grandmother. She was one of those cooks that had the touch and everything she made was good.

Susan Evans from the Facebook group Appalachian Foods and Recipes made this Old Fashioned Pound Cake for her Granny who turned 95 years old! Her Granny said that she makes the best pound cake she's ever had.

That is a wonderful group to be part of if you are looking for friendly community and some great recipes.


Old Fashioned Pound Cake

3 cups sugar
1 stick butter
1/2 cup shortening
5 eggs
1 cup milk
3 cups plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp almond flavoring

Cream together shortening, butter and sugar.

Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each.

Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together and add alternately with milk to butter mixture.

Stir in vanilla and almond flavoring.

Coat bundt pan with Pam Baking Spray.

Bake at 325 for 1 hour and 5-10 minutes.

Let stand 5 minutes before removing from pan.

Place cake in a COLD oven and then set to bake.

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