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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Momma's Pound Cake

I have a lot of my mother's favorite recipes, but this one takes the cake! 






Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

The best pound cake ever!
This recipe will stay in your family forever.  The melting, rich flavors do not compare to a store bought or bakery cake.  Trust me, even though you don't know me!
It tastes divine!  Have you ever had pound cake with icing?

Here ya go...

Pound Cake with Cream Cheese icing photo PoundCakewithCreamCheeseicing_zpsb949e0b2.jpg
 
Momma's Pound Cake


 Preheat Oven to 300°

Ingredients:

3 cups all purpose flour
3 cups sugar
2 sticks butter
6 eggs
3 tsp vanilla
1/2 pint heavy whipping cream
Pound cake batter photo Poundcakebatter_zpseb9d169a.jpgDirections:

Cream butter
Add sugar (small increments at a time) and egg (one at a time) alternating with sugar
Add 1/2 cup flour
Add Cream and flour alternating
Pour into a greased tube pan
Bake for 1 and 15 minutes









Cream Cheese Icing

Ingredients:
8 oz Cream Cheese
1/2 Stick Butter
1 pound Powder sugar
1/8 cup water

Directions:
Cream Butter and Cream Cheese
Add Powder sugar (in small increments)
Add water (in small increments) until desired texture.

Cream Cheese icing photo CreamCheeseicing_zpse90bed65.jpg


TIP:
Pound Cake spreading icing photo PoundCakespreadingicing_zpsabc00f88.jpg Too thick-add a little water
Too thin-add a little powder sugar

And yes it is important to adhere to (small increments)
 

Spread your icing and you are ready to serve!
Pound cake slice photo Poundcakeslice_zpsae0ab979.jpg

Taste good with chocolate milk!






Ovens may vary for cooking times.  I could've
baked mine for 10 more minutes