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Golden Pound Cake recipe

Golden Pound Cake.

While pound cake is named after the originalweight of its ingredients—a pound each of flour, butter,sugar, and eggs—most 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

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (150°C).Grease 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt andmace in medium bowl. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla extract inlarge mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time,beating well after each addition. Beat in flour mixture alternatelywith evaporated milk. Pour into prepared loaf pan; sprinkle withnuts.
  • Bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until woodenpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes;remove to wire rack to cool completely.

    Makes 12 servings.

    Preparation – 15 min | Cooking – 1 hrs| Cooling Time – 30 min cooling |

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