March 20, 2011

Texas Buttermilk pound cake

1 c shortening
3 c sugar
6 egg yolks
3 c all purpose flour
1/4 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1 c buttermilk
6 egg whites beaten stiff
2 t lemon juice

Beat shortening and sugar together
Add egg yolks one at a time beating after each
alternate dry ingredients with buttermilk and mix
fold in lemon juice and beaten egg whites carefully
Put in a greased tube pan
Bake 325 for 1 hour 20 minutes

1/4 c buttermilk
powdered sugar

Mix to desired consistency and pour over warm cake

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