Lemon Pound Cake

Decorating By susancakes1 Updated 19 Jul 2008 , 4:09am by susancakes1

susancakes1 Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 1:27am
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Somebody please tell me when a pound cake looks like when its ready. Recipes always say its done when toothpick comes out clean but when i pull the toothpick out, it has a little bit of the cake on it. It has a little bit of a playdough consistency. Also why it the edges crusting? Please help!!

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HerBoudoir Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 3:25am
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Pound cake takes quite a while to bake, and does get crusty around the edges. It should have an overall golden brown color.

When you pull out the skewer (I use a longer bamboo bbq skewer rather than a toothpick) it will have small crumbs on it when it's cooked through.

susancakes1 Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 4:09am
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Thank you so much. I didnt know what it was supposed to look like when it was finished!

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