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Monday's Washday Pound Cake

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I am looking for a recipe called "monday's washday pound cake" that was on a Clabber Girl baking powder can many years ago. I have contacted Clabber Girl, but they say they have been unable to locate it or won't call me back. This was a recipe my grandmother (now deceased) made back in the 50's and 60's. Please can anyone help. It really is a good pound cake with a flaky-like top.

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Thanks in advance,
Donna from JASPER, AL

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By AzDana (Guest Post)
January 16, 20060 found this helpful

I did a google search for "washday cake" and found several recipes, so you might want to give google a try. Make sure you put it in quotes, as I did. If you do find what you're looking for, please post the recipe here so I can try it too.

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By Julia (Guest Post)
January 16, 20060 found this helpful

Hi Donna,

I found a website which lists a Clabber Girl Cook book published in 1954. The book is for sale.
If it means a lot to you, you might want to
check it out. I might even have a copy of that
Pound Cake recipe around here somewhere, but have been unable to find it. I believe it's the same

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recipe that Jeff Smith (Frugal Gourmet) called
the "Colonial Pound Cake" which is about the
most simple pound cake recipe I've ever made.
Here's that Website address for the cookbook.
< www.aaabooks.net/.../Antiques000124.tm >

If you're interested in having the Colonial Pound Cake recipe, just email me and let me know. It is
certainly simple enough to be one for the old
wash days that I remember.

All the best,
Julia in Orlando, FL

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January 16, 20060 found this helpful

THANKS JULIA AND AZDANA FOR YOUR HELP. JULIA IF YOU WILL, SEND ME THE RECIPE FOR THE COLONIAL POUND CAKE TO DBLDTROUBLE @ AOL.COM (remove spaces) AS I CAN'T GET YOUR ADDRESS TO COME UP.THANKS AGAIN
DONNA IN JASPER, AL

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