Easy Kentucky Pound Cake

Chris T. Recipe

By Chris T. chrisb64

This is one of my best pound cake recipes...it came attached to either a Wilton bundt or fluted cake pan YEARS ago...it is EASY,rich,dense and moist.


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
12
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
butter,softened
2 1/2 c
granulated sugar
5 large
eggs,room temperature
3 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
milk(i have also used sour cream)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3/4 tsp
almond extract( or lemon...or just use a total of 1 3/4 teaspoon vanilla and omit the almond
GLAZE:
1 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
2 Tbsp
plus 1 1/2 teaspoons milk
1 tsp
vanilla
place ingredients into small bowl and whisk until well blended.

Directions

1
Preheat oven to 325* and grease and flour pan(bundt or fluted). I am told it makes 2 nice loaf cakes as well.
2
ALL ingredients should be at room temperature.
3
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
4
Add eggs,one at a time, mixing well after each one.
5
Sift 3 cups of flour with baking powder and salt.
6
Starting with flour mixture,add alternately flour mixture and milk.
7
Mix in extract(s).
8
Pour into prepared pan. Bake for about 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes and then turn out on rack to cool. If glazing let the cake cool completely first.
9
I made this cake today and I needed to cook it for one hour and 15 minutes...so make sure you test with a toothpick :o)