Jennifer H Recipe

Old School Butter Pound Cake

By Jennifer H chocolate_cutie


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
12-16
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake
266 Comments:

Jennifer's Story

I am not really a dessert type of girl, BUT there are two cakes that I can eat all day. Yes, butter pound cake is one of them. This recipe will deliver a rich and moist cake. I am sure your taste buds will thank you. I am sure you will leave your approval stamp on this recipe!

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Members Choice!

This cake will get you raves at your next pot luck or bake sale! It is so buttery and moist. This recipe is a great, classic pound cake.

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
cake flour
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
3 stick
butter, unsalted (softened at room temp)
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
3 1/4 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp
almond extract
1 tsp
salt
6 large
eggs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat butter and cream cheese with a mixer on medium speed until mixture comes together.
2
Add sugar and extracts; beat until light and fluffy. Reduce speed to low.
3
Add eggs, one at a time, alternating with flours 1/2 cup at a time until all eggs and flours are used.
4
Transfer to a buttered, oiled and floured, 10-cup shaped pan such as bundt pan.
5
Place in cold oven. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Bake until an inserted tester comes out clean about 1 1/2 hours.
6
Remove cake from pan. Let cool on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Pound Cake

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266 Comments

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Thursday, February 19 at 7:42 PM - Bobby Webb shared this recipe with discussion group: "HOW'S YOUR WEATHER".
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Rose Mary Mogan cookinginillinois
Feb 19, 2015
Although this is not my recipe Alana, but yes 3 sticks of butter is equal to 1 1/2 cups, each stick is equal to a half cup or 4 ounces, 3 sticks also equals 12 ounces or 3/4 of a pound.
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Lillian Herrington butchie
Feb 19, 2015
Jennifer what name brand cake flour do you use?
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linda Smith Cookenwithlov
Feb 19, 2015
Yes it is. When using butter I use measuring cups to get it right. Hope you don't mind my help Jennifer.
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alana goetz raha
Feb 19, 2015
is 3 sticks of butter one and half cups of butter we don't sell butter in sticks here in canada?