Ann's Pound Cake
Ann uses ginger ale in her rich pound cake, plus three extract flavorings, vanilla, lemon and almond.
1 1/2 cups butter or margarine
3 cups granulated sugar
5 large eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup ginger ale
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- Preheat oven to 275°F (135°C).
- In a bowl cream butter or margarine and sugar until light. Beat in eggs, one at a time, with an electric mixer at medium speed, mixing well after each. Beat in flour alternately with ginger ale, vanilla, lemon extract, and almond extract until smooth.
- Pour into 2 greased and floured loaf pans.
- Bake for 1 hour and 45 minutes, or until the center is set. Cool in the pan.
Makes 2 pound cakes; 24 servings.