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The 1896 One Pound-Pound Cake

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“Posted in response to a request for an authentic one pound pound cake...this recipe is from a cookbook, dated 1896”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
24
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add egg yolks, beat until thick and lemon colored.
  3. In seperate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  4. Add egg whites, mace, flour, and brandy to egg yolk/sugar mixture.
  5. Beat vigorously for 5 minutes.
  6. Bake in deep pan at 350 degrees for 75 minutes, or until cake tester comes out clean.

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