Pound cakes are simple to make and use ingredients most people keep on hand. My yummy version produces a dense, buttery cake that is delicious by itself or can serve as a base for other desserts. I often make several loaves to freeze for quick dessert ideas. Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Dairy,Eggs Recipes, Recipes Dairy,Eggs American Classic Pound Cake Classic Pound Cake Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT1H35M Serves 12 1 Cup Butter 2 Cups Granulated Sugar 4 Large Eggs 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract 2 3/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1 Cup Milk Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Coat a loaf pan with cooking spray and dust lightly with flour, tapping out excess. Set aside. In a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar until light & fluffy, then add vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, beating one in before adding another. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until combined. Alternately add the flour mixture and milk to the butter mixture, starting and ending with the flour until a batter is formed. Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan, using a spatula to make batter surface even. Bake until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Transfer pan to wire rack to cool for 5 minutes. Carefully turn the cake out onto a cake platter and let it rest for another 5 minutes. Gently tap the pan to release the cake onto the platter.

Classic Pound Cake

Classic Pound Cake Recipe


Pound cakes are simple to make and use ingredients most people keep on hand. My yummy version produces a dense, buttery cake that is delicious by itself or can serve as a base for other desserts. I often make several loaves to freeze for quick dessert ideas.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American

Protein

Dairy,Eggs

Category

Desserts

Serves

12

Total Time

1 Hour 35 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1 Cup Butter (At Room Temperature)
      • 2 Cups Granulated Sugar
      • 4 Large Eggs (At Room Temperature)
      • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
      • 2 3/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
      • 1 Cup Milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Coat a loaf pan with cooking spray and dust lightly with flour, tapping out excess. Set aside.
  2. In a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar until light & fluffy, then add vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, beating one in before adding another. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until combined.
  3. Alternately add the flour mixture and milk to the butter mixture, starting and ending with the flour until a batter is formed. Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan, using a spatula to make batter surface even.
  4. Bake until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Transfer pan to wire rack to cool for 5 minutes. Carefully turn the cake out onto a cake platter and let it rest for another 5 minutes. Gently tap the pan to release the cake onto the platter.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

405 kcal

Carbs

56 g

Fat

17 g

Protein

5 g

Cost Per Serving

$0.44

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