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Currant Pound Cake

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Category: Breads, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Currants
  • 1 lb Butter
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1 ts Mace
  • 9 Eggs, Separated
  • 4 1/2 c Sifted All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 ts Lemon Extract
  • 1 ts Vanilla


Rinse currants in hot water, drain and dry on a paper towel. Cream butter
until fluffy, add sugar and spice and cream thoroughly. Beat egg yolks
until thick and creamy; add tb butter mixture and blend well. Add one half
of the flour and mix until smooth; add remainder of flour and mix until
smooth again. Mix in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour into paper lined loaf
pans 9" X 4" X 2.5" and bake at 350øF for 1 hour and 25 minutes. Test for
doneness by inserting a toothpick in center.

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