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    Grandmother's Pound Cake

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    Chef Hot Pans's Note:

    The recipe is from Fannie Farmer Cookbook (1972 edition). It is a buttery dense cake. I have been making it for years. My family loves this cake. My daughter is especially fond of the ends. I have made it to serve plain or as an ice cream cake topped with a frozen fruit mixture. You must use an electric mixer to get the batter light and fluffy.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Set oven at 300 degrees.
    2. 2
      Butter and flour 1 large or 2 small loaf pans.
    3. 3
      Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
    4. 4
      Beat in eggs one at a time.
    5. 5
      When creamy fold in the flour and salt.
    6. 6
      Spoon in pan/pans.
    7. 7
      Bake for 1 1/2 hours.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 03, 2009

      55

      Absolutely delicious. Made exactly as written and would not change a thing. Light and moist. And yes Toni, I eat your end piece. LOL :) thanks Hot Pans for sharing.

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    • on April 17, 2009

      55

      Delicious! Made as directed. A classic worth making time and again. Thank you, Chef Hot Pans! Made for PAC Spring '09.

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    • on March 27, 2009

      55

      Perfect!!! I had not made a pound cake before this recipe, always bought Sara Lee's Pound Cake. And I have to totally agree with 4-H Mom's experience of smelling this cooking, it is the best smell for baked goods!!! I had a piece for breakfast the next morning and it is delicious!!! I am now using the rest of the cake for another recipe that called for pound cake, strawberries, pudding and whipped topping. It is so moist and buttery delicious!!! Made for PAC Spring 09!!! Thanks for sharing your recipe Chef Hot Pans!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Grandmother's Pound Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (90 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 427.7
     
    Calories from Fat 190
    44%
    Total Fat 21.1 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 12.4 g
    62%
    Cholesterol 154.5 mg
    51%
    Sodium 224.4 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 54.9 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 33.6 g
    134%
    Protein 5.5 g
    11%

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