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Cream Cheese Pound Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Eggs 5
  Cake flour 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon extract 1 Teaspoon
  Strawberry topping 1 Tablespoon (Commercial)
Directions

Cream butter, shortening, and cream cheese, gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt, add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, stirring just until blended.
Stir in flavorings.
Spoon batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan, bake at 325° for 1 1/2 hours or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Let cake cool in pan 10 to 15 minutes, remove from pan, and cool completely.
Serve cake with strawberry topping.
Garnish each serving of cake with fresh strawberries, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Servings: 
1

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