Mammaw Hudson’s Pound Cake

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3 sticks butter softened (or 2 sticks margarine, one stick butter)

5 eggs

1 cup milk

3 cups sugar

3 cups flour

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 teaspoons lemon extract

2 teaspoons butter extract

(Any flavor extract can be used. For more flavor add the zest of a lemon or orange.)

Optional: couple dashes of cinnamon and nutmeg

Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time. Mix well. Add milk. Add flour, salt and baking powder. Add flavoring.

Bake at 325 degrees in greased and floured pan. In a bundt pan cake usually takes about 1 hour 15 minutes or so. In a loaf pan the cake is done in about one hour.

Serve plain or with fruit.


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