Monday, January 12, 2015

Fruit Pound Cake

Fruit Pound Cake


¾ cup butter or margarine
½ teaspoon grated lemon peel
¾ cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs
1¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup chopped mixed peel
¼ cup raisins
¼ cup walnuts


1.                  Cream butter and peel; gradually add sugar, creaming till light, about 6 minutes at medium speed on electric mixer.
2.                  Add vanilla, then eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
3.                  Sift together dry ingredients; stir in and alternate with fruit and nuts.
4.                  Grease bottom only of 9 x 5 x 3 – inch pan; turn in batter. 
5.                  Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or till done.  Cool in pan.
6.                  Sift confectioners’ sugar lightly on top.

Fruit Pound Cake was made and prepared by Shirley-Ann Pearman

Photography by Shirley-Ann Pearman

Recipe was taken from Better Homes And Garden New CookBook, the chapter on “Yellow
Cakes”, page 68 of the Third Printing, 1970.

Fruit Pound Cake

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ShirleyAnn Pearman
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