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    Half Pound Cake

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 15 mins

    20 mins

    55 mins

    lynnski / LA's Note:

    This small cake is only 6 ounces, about 4 servings. I like to top the slices with fresh peaches and whipped cream. This recipe was adapted from Barbara Swain's, "Cookery for 1 or 2". I added the baking powder which is not in the original recipe, it's optional.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    cake

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 325 F (165 C).
    2. 2
      Line a 6" x 3" aluminum foil loaf pan with wax paper, by taking a length of wax paper, folding it over lengthwise to fit in the pan, to ease removal of the cake.
    3. 3
      Then grease the pan and paper with butter.
    4. 4
      Beat butter in a small bowl until soft and light.
    5. 5
      Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
    6. 6
      Beat egg in another small bowl.
    7. 7
      Gradually add to the butter-flour mixture, beating until fluffy.
    8. 8
      Stir in vanilla.
    9. 9
      Stir in flour and baking powder, beat until fluffy.
    10. 10
      spoon batter into prepared pan.
    11. 11
      Bake about 55 minutes, until edges separate from the pan.
    12. 12
      Cool in the pan about 15 minutes.
    13. 13
      Loosen sides and remove by lifting ends of the wax paper.
    14. 14
      Cool on a wire rack.

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    Nutritional Facts for Half Pound Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (50 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 207.3
     
    Calories from Fat 115
    55%
    Total Fat 12.8 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 7.6 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 83.3 mg
    27%
    Sodium 129.6 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.6 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    1%
    Sugars 12.6 g
    50%
    Protein 2.7 g
    5%

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