Sunday, November 9, 2008

Ma Farley’s Whipping Cream Pound Cake

1 pound butter
1 pound sugar
6 eggs
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
½ pint whipping cream
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
3 cups all-purpose flour

Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.

In large mixing bowl, cream softened butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Add eggs 2 at a time and mix until well incorporated. Add vanilla.

Sift flour and salt together.

Add 1/3 of the flour mixture to the wet ingredients mix lightly.
Add 1/3 of the whipping cream to the mixture and alternate another 1/3 of the flour with 1/3 of whipping cream, until all flour and cream is incorporated and batter is smooth.

Pour into greased tube pan and place into COLD oven. Bake until a cake tester inserted in the middle comes out clean. (Approximately 1.5 hours)

Cool cake, remove from pan and glaze or garnish.


Orange Whipping Cream Pound Cake - Use Orange Extract instead of vanilla and add 1 tablespoon of orange zest to the batter

Almond Whipping Cream Pound Cake – Use Almond Extract instead of vanilla

Lemon Whipping Cream Pound Cake – Use Lemon Extract instead of vanilla and add 1 tablespoon of lemon zest to the batter.

Powdered Sugar Glaze

2 cups powdered sugar
3 tbsp. liquid (milk - water - fruit juice, etc.)
1/2 tsp. vanilla or other extract (optional)
Combine ingredients and mix until smooth. Pour glaze over cooled cake.


Amy said...

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mardoogle said...

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Carol said...

I found your site doing some family genealogy for the Farley family! I have used many of your recipes and enjoy all the pictures. What a great work you have put together!
Carol (Farley) Yapel

Jennifer Farley said...

I am so glad you are enjoying this blog! I've been trying to accumulate another batch of recipes to post. Where is your Farley family from?

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