Italian Lemon Pound Cake Yummmy

 

Ingredients :

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1 ¼ cups butter, softened
3 ½ cups white sugar
7 egg yolks
2 teaspoons butter flavored extract
2 ⅔ cups all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon baking powder
7 egg whites

Directions:

Preheat oven to 320 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside

In a large bowl, cream butter, cream cheese, and sugar until light and fluffy well .Beat in egg yolks one at a time. Beat in the butter flavoring. Beat in the flour mixture

In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites well until stiff peaks form. Fold 1/3 of the whites into the batter well ,then quickly fold in remaining whites until no streaks remain. Fold the egg whites into the batter. Pour into greased and floured Bundt pan

Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean