Randolph's Costmary Pound Cake
Tanacetum balsamita is a perennial
temperate herb known as Costmary, Alecost or Balsam herb.
Prep Time: 20 min.
Baking Time: 1 hr.
Preheat oven to 325° F. Line 2
(4-1/2x8-inch) loaf pans with wax paper. Place 4 Costmary leaves
on the bottom of each pan.
In a mixing bowl, sift flour,
salt, and baking powder together. In a large mixing bowl, cream
butter and sugar.
To the creamed butter, add eggs
1 at a time and keeping mixing. Add flour mixture, alternating
with milk and vanilla. Stir until blended.
Pour batter into pans over the
leaves. Bake for 1 hour. Remove from pans and discard