MOIST POUND CAKE

Teresa Howell

By
@geoter1968

This recipe makes a flavorful, moist cake, wins all votes for flavor, texture, appearance, and general delectability.


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

2 c
unsifted cake flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
butter, unsalted, at room temperature
1 2/3 c
sugar
5 large
eggs, at room temperature
2 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

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1) Preheat oven to 325* (F)
2) Spread solid shortening in a 9-inch tube pan.
3) Dust evenly with flour; tap out excess.
4) Set prepared pan aside.
5) Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder.
6) In a mixing bowl, beat butter until soft and fluffy.
7) Gradually add sugar and beat until very light and creamy.
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8) Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
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9) Beat in Vanilla.
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10) By hand or on low speed, gradually stir in flour mixture, blend well.
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11) Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for 40-45 minutes for tube pan, or until toothpick comes out clean.
12) Cool the cake in pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes.
13) Remove cake from pan, flip up-right, and cool completely on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy