Lemon-Orange Pound Cake

posted by Lisa UK 07-21-99 10:36 PM

Lemon-Orange Pound Cake

3 cups sugar
1-1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter
6 eggs
1/4 cup heavy cream
4 tablespoons grated lemon peel
2 tablespoons grated orange peel
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups cake flour

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Butter two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.

In large bowl, combine sugar and butter; beat till well blended. Add eggs, cream, lemon peel, orange peel and salt; mix well. Gently fold flour into butter mixture. Pour half of batter into each buttered pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes or til toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 25 minutes. Loosen edges with metal spatula and remove from pans. Place upright on wire racks to cool completely.

Yield 2 - 9 inch loaf cakes.

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