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    Fannie Farmer's Pound Cake

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 35 mins

    15 mins

    1 hrs 20 mins

    Maureenie's Note:

    I found this recipe on television over 20 years ago. It consistently is the best pound cake I have made. It has been adapted for modern times. A true pound cake is a pound each of butter, sugar, flour and eggs. This recipe is half.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Cream butter and sugar with electric mixer.
    3. 3
      Beat eggs into mix.
    4. 4
      Stir in flour, salt, vanilla. Beat vigorously.
    5. 5
      Pour into greased and floured loaf pan.
    6. 6
      Bake at 350 degrees for 70-80 minutes.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 20, 2010

      55

      I made this last night to serve with strawberries and whipped cream and it was wonderful. Baked up perfectly after 70 min. Thanks for posting!

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    • on September 02, 2009

      55

      This pound cake is GREAT! I usually half it and bake it in a springform, using it as a base for my cheesecake (like Junior's in Brooklyn, NY does). I made the full recipe last time and just cut the top off like a layer cake before adding my cheesecake to the springform pan. I'm sorry to say that I ate the entire layer I cut off. I couldn't stop, it was so moist and dense! I was thinking it would be perfect with Nutella spread on it...but it didn't last long enough for me to buy any. :)

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    • on December 12, 2012

      Fanny Farmer- have been making it for 40 years. Awesome!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Fannie Farmer's Pound Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (88 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 347.5
     
    Calories from Fat 158
    45%
    Total Fat 17.5 g
    27%
    Saturated Fat 10.3 g
    51%
    Cholesterol 128.8 mg
    42%
    Sodium 235.4 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 43.3 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 29.4 g
    117%
    Protein 4.6 g
    9%

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