Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Serves 8-10

INGREDIENTS

2-2/3 cups granulated sugar

1 – 8 ounce cream cheese – softened

3 sticks of unsalted butter

6 eggs

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

3 cups all purpose flour

PREPARATION

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Grease tube or Bundt pan

Using an electric mixer, cream butter sugar, vanilla and cream cheese until the mixture is light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly. Add flour to the batter and blend well. Pour cake batter into Bundt or tube pan; bake for approximately one hour or until toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and allow cake to cool about 10 minutes. Invert cake onto to serving plate and slice.

Cake is delicious plain or can be garnished with fresh fruit and whipped cream.