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Original Pound Cake from 1700′s England Recipe

August 19th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1lbsugar(2 cups)
  2. 1lbbutter, room temp.
  3. 1lbflour, sifted with salt((4 cups before sifting)
  4. 1dozeneggs(12-10 depends how hen is laying today!)
  5. 1/4teaspoonsalt
  6. 1/4cupfresh lemon juice
  7. 1tablespoonfresh lemon rind, grated

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven 325 degrees.
  2. In mixing bowl cream butter and sugar.
  3. Add 1 egg at a time, beating after each.
  4. Gradually add sifted flour, 1/2 cup at a time, til all blended.
  5. Add lemon juice and lemon rind, blend inches.
  6. Pour into a buttered and floured tube pan.
  7. Bake 1hr 15mins to 1hr 30mins; Til toothpick in center comes out clean.

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