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Old 08-03-2004, 01:41 PM   #2
mauvaisroux
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Pound cake
Ingredients:

6oz lowfat cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
Pinch of salt
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup milk
1 cup plain yogurt
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 eggs

Preheat oven to 350F.

In a large bowl and using an electric mixer on low speed, mix together
the cream cheese and butter until well blended. Blend in the sugar.

In a separate bowl, sift the flour, salt and baking powder together. Gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix until well blended. Add in the milk. Mix forabout 1 minute, and then add yogurt, vanilla, and eggs. Blend for 1-2 minutes.

Grease and flour a 9-inch loaf pan. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 1hour, or until the cake is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let the cake cool on a wire rack before removing it from the pan.

Makes 1 loaf or 12 servings

Makes a nice treat with a cup of tea....I sometimes add some glace cherries to turn it into cherry bun.
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