Whip the cream until stiff but not too dry. Add sugar gradually and beat well until blended. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Sift the flour, measure, and add the baking powder. Sift again. Fold into egg and cream mixture. Add flavoring.
Bake either in a 9 × 5 × 3 buttered loaf pan or in 2 buttered 8"layer cake pans. Loaf should be baked at a temperature of 350 degrees in a preheated oven, layers at 375 degrees. Cake is done when it is golden brown on top and springs back when touched with your finger tip.