Old-Fashioned Pound Cake Recipe From Texas

A Texas reader sends in her favorite version of an Old-Fashioned Pound Cake Recipe.
By Jean Teller
September/October 2012
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This Old-Fashioned Pound Cake Recipe includes 12 eggs, flour, sugar, and butter.
Lori Dunn

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Darla Tankersley, Hillsboro, Texas, sends a version that may be close. 

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Old-Fashioned Pound Cake Recipe

1 pound butter
1 pound sugar
12 eggs, separated
1 pound flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons almond flavoring

Heat oven to 350°F.

Cream together butter and sugar. Add yolks slowly, beating after each addition.

Add flour, baking powder, well-beaten egg whites and almond flavoring.

Pour in greased pan. Bake for 1 hour.

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