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“This is as basic as you can get...hence the title.”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
YIELD:
2 loaves
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs in large bowl, low speed for 30 seconds, scraping sides of bowl, then at high speed for 5 minutes, scrape occasionally.
  2. In separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Beat flour mixture into sugar mixture alternately with milk on low speed.
  4. Spread into pan.
  5. Bake in 2 loaf pans (9x5x3") for approx 55 minutes at 350 degrees.
  6. (Variation: substitute 1 tsp lemon extract for vanilla and 1 T lemon rind).

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