Ginger Pound Cake

Pound cakes were so named because the original recipes contained a pound each of butter, sugar, eggs, and flour. At Mount Vernon and in Williamsburg, Virginia, pound cakes were studded with currants or fruit; elsewhere in Virginia, they had banana; in Tennessee, they contained blackberry jam; in Texas, pecans; and in Kentucky, bourbon. This ginger variation is sure to please.

Allow butter and eggs to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and lightly flour a 10-inch tube pan; set aside. In a medium bowl stir together...

  • Yield: 16 servings
  • Cooking time: 60 Min
  • Rating: 3/5
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