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Vanilla Butternut Pound Cake



  • 3 cups sugar, room temperature
  • 3 sticks margarine (no substitutions), room temperature
  • 5 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 small can (2/3 cup) evaporated milk plus  water to equal 1 cup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butternut flavoring (NO SUBSTITUTION)


  1. Cream margarine, sugar and salt.
  2. Add eggs, 1 at a time.
  3. Add flour alternating with milk, ending with flour.
  4. Fold in flavoring.
  5. Bake in greased tube pan for 1 hour, 45 minutes at 325 degrees F. Start in COLD oven. Do not open door while baking.
  6. Remove from pan and cool.

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