(from “The Joy of Cooking” by Irma S. Rombauer)
Note: All ingredients should be room temperature
Mix together thoroughly:
In another bowl, blend on high speed 2-3 minutes (until lightened in color and texture):
Mix flour mixture with butter/sugar until the texture resembles brown sugar. Gradually add:
Fold in just until combined:
Bake in a buttered loaf pan at 350°F for about 45-50 minutes (or until the sides pull away from the pan, and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean). Let rest about 5 minutes in the pan, then invert on a wire rack to cool. Enjoy!