Grandma's Current Pound Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 12
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1 1/2 cups currants
1 pound margarine or butter
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon mace
9 large eggs -- separated
4 1/4 cups flour -- all purpose, sifted
1 teaspoon lemon extract
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation / Directions:

Rinse Currents in hot water, drain and dry on a towel. Cream butter until fluffy, add sugar and spice and cream thoroughly. Beat egg yolks until thick and creamy; add to butter mixture and blend well. Add one half of the flour and mix until smooth; add remainder of flour and mix until smooth again. Mix in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour into 2 paper lined loaf pans (9"x4"x2.5") and bake at 350øF for 1 hour and 25 minutes. Test for doneness by inserting a toothpick in center.


Nutritional Information:

392 Calories (kcal); 4g Total Fat; (8% calories from fat); 9g Protein; 81g Carbohydrate; 140mg Cholesterol; 44mg Sodium

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