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Kentucky Pound Cake

Servings: 12-15
This is one out of a bunch of cakes that my mother baked for us boys. This is a very good and easy recipe to make.

For the Pound Cake
2 1/2 cups self-rising flour
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
1 small can crushed pineapple, with juice
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
2 cups granulated sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract

For the Glaze:
1/4 stick (28 grams/1 oz./2 tbsp.) margarine
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. lemon extract

For the Pound Cake:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C). Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.

Combine all pound cake ingredients, mix well. Pour batter into prepared tube pan and bake in preheated 350 degree F (180 C) oven for 1 hour (or less depending on your oven).

For the Glaze:
Combine all glaze ingredients in top of double boiler and cook until slightly thick. Pour over pound cake while hot.

*Note From Diana's Desserts
If desired, dust pound cake with confectioners' sugar when cake has cooled completely.

Makes 12-15 slices.

Photograph taken by Diana Baker Woodall

Source: My Mother, Ruby Taylor
Submitted By: Wesley Taylor
Date: July 20, 2003