Peppermint Pound Cake
3 cups plain flour
3 cups sugar
3 sticks of butter
1 cup milk
1 tsp pure vanilla
1/2 stick [large] peppermint candy cane, crushed
Combine butter and eggs until very soft, add flour and milk, ending with flour. Beat well. Add vanilla. Crush 1/2 stick of peppermint candy [a large stick].
Divide the dough unto 3 sections. Put crushed candy into one section.
In bottom of tube pan, which has been sprayed, put 1/3 of the plain dough, then add the peppermint dough, then add the last 1/3 dough.
Bake at 350º for about 80 minutes.
Frost with white icing then sprinkle additional bits of candy over cake.
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