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Crusty Pound Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Eggs 8
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Cooking sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream butter and work in flour until mixture is of a fine, mealy texture.
Beat eggs until lemon-colored; combine with sugar.
Add to flour mixture.
Add salt, baking powder, extracts, and sherry.
Beat 15 minutes with rotary beater, or 5 minutes with electric beater.
Bake in greased tube pan in slow oven (250 degrees) 40 minutes, then in moderate oven (325 degrees) 40 minutes.
Crust will form, making frosting unnecessary.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes

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