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Pumpkin Pound Cake ...Pumpkin Pound Cake

1 Cup Florida Butter (Softened)
3 Cups Florida Sugar
1 Cup Pumpkin (Canned)
1 Tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice
Tsp. Salt
5 Florida Eggs
1 Cup Florida Milk
3 Cups Flour (All-Purpose)
1 Tbsp. Vanilla

Method: Cream butter, sugar, and salt in mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add pumpkin and spice and mix completely. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Add milk alternately with flour, mixing well after each addition; do not overbeat. Stir in vanilla. Pour into two greased and floured 8x4 inch loaf pans.

Baked at 325 degrees for approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. Test for doneness with a wooden skewer or toothpick. Cool for 15 minutes and remove from pans. Cool completely on a wire rack.

Yield: Makes 2 Pound Cakes