Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Bertha's Pound Cake

I guess everyone has a lady at church that always makes a "pound cake". Bertha was that person at Dwight Baptist Church. Her pound cake was the BEST! She said her secret was Gold Medal Flour and starting the cake in a cold oven.

1/2 Pound of Margarine
1/2 Pound of Criscoe (either regular or buttered flavor)
3 Cups Sugar
Cream all of the above together.
Then add:
5 Eggs
Mix together in a bowl:
3 Cups Gold Medal Flour (All Purpose)
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
Alternate the flour mixture with
1 Cup Milk with 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Added to it.
Bake at 325 Degrees for about an hour or until a cake tester comes back clean. BE SURE TO START IN A COLD OVEN!!!!!!
This makes a LARGE pound cake. I can make one bundt pan cake and 1 loaf pan (my bundt pan is a small one) or you can make 2 loaf pans.
ENJOY and be sure to let me know how it turns out!!!!!