Sunday, December 19, 2010

Crusty Cream Cheese Pound Cake

1 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
1- 8 oz pack cream cheese, softened
3 cups sifted cake flour
6 eggs
1 TBSP vanilla or almond

Cream butter and shortening.  Gradually add sugar.  Add cream cheese.  Beat until light and fluffy. Alternately add eggs and flour.  Begin and end with flour. Stir in vanilla. Pour batter into greased and floured tube pan.  Bake at 325° for 1 hour 15 minutes.
Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
Mamaw always makes a pound cake for our visit.

Obtained from Margaret Hickman, 
Submitted by Christie Hickman