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Little Dixie Pound Cake

 Little Dixie Pound Cake
When my great-grandson and I eat dinner together, we're always happy to share this delightful dessert.—Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana
8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Pinch baking soda
  • 7 teaspoons buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon orange extract

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg. Combine flour
  • and baking soda; add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture.
  • Blend in extracts. Pour into a greased 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in.
  • loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until cake tests
  • done. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from the pan to cool on a wire
  • rack. Yield: 1 mini loaf.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 107 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.