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4 Eggs Vanilla Pound Cake

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Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 18 Tablespoon (1 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Eggs 4 , well beaten
Directions

1. Mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, and mace; set aside.
2. Cream butter with lemon peel and extracts until butter is softened. Add sugar gradually, creaming until fluffy after each addition. Add eggs in thirds, beating thoroughly after each addition.
3. Beating only until smooth after each addition, add dry ingredients in fourths to creamed mixture. Turn batter into a greased (bottom only) and waxed-paper-lined (bottom only) 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. With spatula, draw batter from center toward edges of pan.
4. Bake at 325°F 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Allow cake to partially cool in pan on wire rack, turn cake out of pan, remove paper, and cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Everyday

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