||Old-Fashioned Pound Cake
2 c (4 sticks) butter
4 c Sifted confectioners sugar
2 ts Vanilla extract
1 ts Almond extract
4 c Sifted cake flour
1/2 ts Salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter; gradually add sugar and
continue beating until well blended and mixture is light and fluffy. Beat
in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in
flavorings. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture,
beating until thoroughly combined. Spread evenly in buttered and floured
12 cup bundt pan or 10" tube pan.** Cut through batter with a knife. Bake
65 to 70 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.
Frost, glaze, dust with confectioners sugar or serve plain.
**Note: Cake may be baked in 2 buttered and floured 9x5" loaf pans. Bake
in preheated 350 degree oven for 50 to 55 minutes.
From: Jackie Olden Newsletter