Monday, March 3, 2014

Pound Cake

With eggs from our chickens and butter bought on sale months agao, from the freezer, I talked myself into believing this was a frugal thing to do today :)
I'm SO gullible! 

More amazing than my conversations with myself are how many slices of pound cake that teenage boys can eat - at one time
Kemmie ate 2 like the one below and the third piece was 2 1/2 times the size of the one below.
I finally said, "Don't touch the cake and stay out of the kitchen! ...Except to do the may go do that now." :)
Perfect topped with my old-fashioned, home-canned blueberries in sugar-syrup.

Homemade Pound Cake

6 large eggs
1 cup of softened butter
3 cups sugar
1 1/2 t vanilla
1 cup heavy cream
3 cups plain flour
1/4 t baking powder

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and blend until smooth. Sprinkle in the baking powder. Alternate the cream and flour, adding gradually until well-blended and smooth.

Bake in greased tube pan at 325 for 1 hour and 10 to 20 minutes or until it passes the toothpick test.

Luke 11:11-13  If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent? Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion? If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?


Arden said...

Yum! I have a deep respect for pound cake. MUST be made at home and have fruit topping. Personally, I think the fruit makes it very appropriate for breakfast. Healthy, right?

Donna said...

Absolutely! The fruit+the eggs in the cake- certainly = healthy!!!