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Almond Pound Cake


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  • Cake:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup softened margarine or butter
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • Creamy White Frosting:
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/8 cup softened margarine or butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup milk


Servings 12
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cake: Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour rectangular pan, 13 x 9 X 2 inches. Beat all ingredients in large bowl on medium speed, scraping bowl constantly, until blended, about 30 seconds. Beat on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally, 3 minutes. Pour into pan. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely before frosting.

Step 2

Creamy White Frosting: Beat all ingredients on medium speed until smooth and spreading consistency. If necessary, stir in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time.

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