While pound cake is named after the originalweight of its ingredientsa pound each of flour, butter,sugar, and eggsmost modern recipes do not follow thesemeasurements. Traditionally baked in a loaf pan, this tender,fine-textured cake has many flavor variations, including lemon,orange, and coconut. This delectable version is scented withmace and topped with chopped nuts. For a special touch, dustthe top with powdered sugar just before serving.
Recipe: Golden Pound Cake
3 cups cake flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon mace or ground nutmeg
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1/2 cup NESTL ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
Makes 12 servings.
Preparation – 15 min | Cooking – 1 hrs| Cooling Time – 30 min cooling |
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