HOW TO MAKE POUND CAKE

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APRICOT BRANDY POUND CAKE










APRICOT BRANDY POUND CAKE

A nice pound cake recipe to try !
Pound Cake Recipe INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup butter, almost room temperature
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream or yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon rum flavoring
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup apricot brandy
  • shortening for pan, flour for dusting

Pound Cake Recipe INSTRUCTIONS
Preheat oven to 325°F.

Using a shortening such as Crisco, grease a Bundt cake pan or tube pan well. Dust lightly with flour and tap out any excess.

Remove butter from refrigerator 15-20 minutes before making cake; it should not be greasy, but should be slightly softened.

Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Sift flour, then measure 3 cups flour after sifted. Sift flour again (2 more times) with baking soda and salt.

Combine sour cream or yogurt with brandy and flavorings. Add dry ingredients alternately with creamed butter mixture, beginning and ending with sifted flour mixture.

Transfer batter to prepared pan; smooth top of cake with spatula, spreading evenly with the back of a large spoon or spatula that has been dipped in warm water.

Bake at 325°F for about 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean...and the pound cake recipe is ready..enjoy it !
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CINNAMON POUND CAKE

CINNAMON POUND CAKE
A great pound cake recipe to try !
INGREDIENTS
Filling/Topping:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 cup cinnamon
Cake:
  • 3 cups sifted all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
INSTRUCTIONS
Preheat oven to 350°F.

Grease and lightly dust with flour a 10 inch tube or Bundt pan. To make topping, combine 1/4 cup white granulated sugar with 1/8 cup of cinnamon. Mix well until no streaks remain. Set aside.
Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and 1 2/3 cups sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition until light and fluffy.
Stir vanilla into milk.
Alternately add 1/3 flour mixture, 1/2 the milk mixture, and repeat until all ingredients are in batter. Once the flour is in, do not overmix or the cake will become tough and be muffin-like.
Put a layer of dough (half of the batter) into the cake pan. Sprinkle evenly with half of the cinnamon filling mixture (on top of the batter). Do not stir in. Cover with remaining batter, then sprinkle remaining cinnamon mixture over the second batter layer.
Bake pound cake for about 1 hour, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and center is set (springs back when lightly touched).

Transfer pound cake to wire rack to cool. Pound Cake must be thoroughly cooled before cutting. The pound cake recipe cinnamon is ready to serve 10-12 persons...delicious ! Enjoy the pound cake !
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