Pound Cake Recipe

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  1. Cream thoroughly with electric mixer, butter, (when you think you have creamed it enough, cream it some more!).
  2. Slowly dribble in the sugar, beating and creaming well.
  3. Cream for a couple of minutes after the sugar is all inches.
  4. Beat in one at a time the 9 eggs, beating well after each addition.
  5. Add the vanilla and mace.
  6. Add brandy if using.
  7. Resift the flour with the cream of tartar and salt.
  8. Dribble in the sifted ingredients slowly, at lowest speed, mixing until thoroughly blended only.
  9. Pour the batter into 2 greased 9 x 5-inch loaf pans lined with buttered, heavy waxed paper.
  10. Allow the paper to project over the sides of the pan, for easy removal.
  11. Bake the cake in a slow oven 325°F for about 1 hour.
  12. Tester inserted in centre should come out clean.
  13. Variation: Add to half the mixture 1/2 cup each of floured candied cherries, pineapple, citron and white raisins and have a delicious fruit cake.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1706.8 Kcal (7146 kJ)
Calories from fat 929.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 103.27g 159%
Cholesterol 612.31mg 204%
Sodium 448.22mg 19%
Potassium 373.53mg 8%
Total Carbs 168.33g 56%
Sugars 58.94g 236%
Dietary Fiber 2.78g 11%
Protein 24.98g 50%
Vitamin A 1.1mg 38%
Iron 11.6mg 65%
Calcium 103.3mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 407.07 Kcal (1704 kJ)
Calories from fat 221.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.63g 159%
Cholesterol 146.03mg 204%
Sodium 106.9mg 19%
Potassium 89.09mg 8%
Total Carbs 40.15g 56%
Sugars 14.06g 236%
Dietary Fiber 0.66g 11%
Protein 5.96g 50%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 38%
Iron 2.8mg 65%
Calcium 24.6mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 42.2
  • 47

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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