Old Fashioned Pound Cake Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings2
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Butter1 Pound
 Cake flour1 Pound, sifted
 Eggs10 Small, separated
 Sugar1 Pound
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 3619 Calories from Fat 1825

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 207 g317.9%

Saturated Fat 122.4 g611.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1291.3 mg

Sodium 291.2 mg12.1%

Total Carbohydrates 403 g134.5%

Dietary Fiber 22.8 g91.2%

Sugars 228.5 g

Protein 56 g112.5%

Vitamin A 131.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 31% Iron 19.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by preheating the oven to 325F degrees
MAKING
2.In a bowl, cream butter, work in flour until mixture is mealy.
3.Beat egg yolks, vanilla and half the sugar until thick and lemon colored; beat thoroughly into first mixture.
4.Beat egg whites until soft peaks form; gradually beat in rest of sugar; fold into batter; stir until blended.
5.Pour into 2 (8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 I/2 inch) loaf pans, greased and lined.
6.Bake in the oven for 1/4 hours.
SERVING
7.Serve with tea or coffee
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