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Thursday, March 18, 2010

LeTs EaT Cake, You 2 SaM**

...this recipe is for my little buddy with allergies, i found this recipe while searching for a recipe i had used before but this sounded perfect...i love pound cake and it is so versatile...you can add cocoa powder and make it chocolate...add mashed up bananas (my fav!!!) and maybe a little cinnamon...orange zest and dried cranberries...really whatever flavors you like and the cake is perfect every time...i've never used this exact recipe but i have add things to another recipe and loved it every time! you can make it into coffee cake or swirl in a pudding or sweetened cream cheese or even make it into a carrot cake...you choose, awesome every time!!

Sam's Pound Cake
All Purpose Flour – 1 and 3/4 cups
Baking Powder – 3/4 teaspoon
Salt – 1/4 teaspoon
Butter, at room temperature – 3/4 cup (1 and 1/2 sticks)
Sugar – 3/4 cup
Milk – 3 tablespoons
Silken Tofu, pureed – 3/4 cup (1/4 cup for each egg replaced)
Vanilla Extract – 1 and 1/2 teaspoons
(from eggless.com a great website for information 
and some really awesome chocolate oat cookies i want to try using rice flour!!!)


Basic Pound Cake
  • 4 cups flour
  • 6 eggs
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 2 cups butter
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • Flavour extract (your choice)
  • Pinch of salt 
use same method for both: 
Cream butter and sugar, mixing well. (for eggless add tofu)Add the eggs, one at a time. Add flour, baking powder, salt and extract. Beat well. Pour batter into a greased cake pan. 
Bake in a 325 for 45-50 minutes 
or until pick comes out clean!
...i don't do much baking but i love cake, pound cake is among my favorites, 
so i thought i would share this...enjoy :o) 
...and one day soon, ice cream and sorbet recipes...

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