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Pound Cake

No recipe image available.This rich, buttery lemon and almond-flavored pound cake is placed in a cold oven—then the heat turned on—and baked until done. The heat is then turned off and the cake is left in the oven for 1 hour without opening the door. Those who use this method, won't make a pound cake any other way. by this method.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup butter
3 tablespoons vegetable shortening
3 cups granulated sugar
5 large eggs
1 cup milk
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon lemon extract
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground mace

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cream butter and shortening. Add sugar and eggs, one at a time, beat well after each addition. Alternately add milk and flour. Stir in vanilla, lemon extract, baking powder, salt, and mace.
  2. Pour into a greased tube pan. Place in a cold oven then turn on and set at 350°F (175°C). Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until done. Turn the oven off and do not open for 1 hour.

Makes 12 servings.