Peppermint Pound Cake

Peppermint Pound Cake

3 cups plain flour
3 cups sugar
3 sticks of butter
6 eggs
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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