Mama’s Panama Pound Cake

Mama’s Panama Pound Cake

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Mama’s Panama Pound Cake

1 lb. unsalted Butter or Margarine (4 sticks)
3 cups granulated sugar
5 eggs
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
3 cups Flour
1 dash salt
¼ tsp. baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
1 Bundt pan or Angel Food pan

Preheat oven to 325°. Mix sugar and butter until thoroughly mixed. Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition. Beat for three minutes. Add vanilla and mix. Add 1 cup flour and 1/3 cup buttermilk and beat well. Repeat 2 more times until flour and buttermilk are finished.

Pour into greased and floured Bundt or Angel Food pan. Bake for one hour or until cake springs back. Let stand for fifteen minutes and remove from pan.

Drizzle glaze (recipe follows) over warm cake.

Mama’s Orange-Lemon Glaze

1 cup granulated sugar
½ cup lemon juice
1 tbsp. Orange flavoring or Orange Liqueur

Mix above ingredients and bring to a boil. Boil for one minute. Cool slightly and pour over warm cake.

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Scott Evans

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Scott Evans is a native Houstonian and the Publisher of The Social Book. His career has included success as a musician, management consultant, public relations firm owner, and technology consultant─all of which have injected him actively into the social scene for many years. Drawing on his musical background, in 1992 Scott co-produced a double CD called "Voices for Life" benefiting AIDS charities featuring Houston artists and highlighted by a music video of 200+ local celebrities singing Scott's original composition "Shades of Gray." Scott has hosted numerous events over his career and believes his best quality is his ability to make people feel a part of something special. (Photo: D. Jones Photography)
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