Old Fashioned Pound Cake II

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This is my mom's recipe from about 1930. It rises high in the tube pan, is moist, and smells heavenly baking.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 to 10 - inch tube pan

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups shortening

  • 3 cups white sugar

  • 6 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons lemon extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. Sift together the flour and salt. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated. Beat in the vanilla and lemon extract. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

454 Calories
22g Fat
59g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 454
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 179mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 22%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 6g
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 80mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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