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Pound Cake, Vanilla (D/P, TNT)
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Yield: 1 10" Bundt or tube pan

2-1/4 cups sugar
1-1/2 cups (3 sticks) margarine, softened (butter may be used for a dairy cake)
1 tbsp. vanilla
3/4 tsp. salt
6 large eggs
3 cups cake flour
Confectioners' sugar for garnish

Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 10" Bundt or tube pan.

In large bowl, with mixer at low speed, beat sugar and margarine just until blended. Increase speed to high; beat until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add vanilla, salt, and eggs; on low speed, beat until well blended, constantly scraping bowl with rubber spatula. Increase speed to high; beat 3 minutes. occasionally scraping bowl. With wire whisk, fold in cake flour just until smooth.

Spoon batter into pan. Bake 60 to 70 minutes until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on rack. Sprinkle lightly with confectioners' sugar.

Poster's Notes:
This cake is made without milk or baking powder, yet it rises high and light in the pan.

Posted by Brocha Isaacson Perlstein

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A