Saturday, November 02, 2002

Here's my Great Grandmother's pound cake recipe!

Note the 7 eggs. Grandmother always tells the story about how "Mama must have thought that if 6 eggs were good 7 would make it better!" And indeed they do! Try it out sometime!

SUSIE SEXTON'S POUND CAKE

7 Eggs

2 c. Sugar

1 c. Crisco

1 stick soft Margerine

2 c. Flour (plain - all purpose)

Dash of Salt

Juice of 1 Lemon

2 tsp.Vanilla extract

1 tsp. Almond extract

Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. While beating , gradually add flour, salt,and flavorings.

Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Check with toothpick to see if done.

Some ovens take 1 hour and 30minutes.

posted by Jereme Chapman at 12:36 PM | Comments?