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
351 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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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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351 Comments

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sallye bates grandedame
Yesterday at 12:18 PM
You are welcome, Marie. Always glad to help.

Have a super weekend. Love and hugs.
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marie connor burrows marieb368
Yesterday at 9:11 AM
Thanks for all your replies.....

Marie.
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sallye bates grandedame
Yesterday at 8:45 AM
Diane, I actually have one of those pans. Mine is probably 40 or 50 iyears old. I mostly use my fluted Nordicware bundt pan.
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Dianne Lampkin mugsymom
Yesterday at 8:39 AM
I have not personally seen one of these cake pans in years, but the old bunt pans were not fluted on the sides and the bottom and center cone came out like a cheesecake pan (without the cone). That is why the sides were smooth. It made it very easy to remove the cake from the pan. My mom had one years ago and it made a great cake. A bunt pan would do the same, just make a different look. I guess you may still be able to buy the old type pan.
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sallye bates grandedame
Yesterday at 8:02 AM
What kin d of round cake tin? If you mean, an angel food tube pan, then yes that or a bundt pan is what you should use.

If you are talking about a regular cake tin, then no, I would not advise it. You need the tube or bundt pan configuration to ensure that cake gets done all the way through.

If you don't have a tube pan, you can almost always find used ones at Goodwill, Salvation Army or other thrift stores for a fraction of what they cost in the retail stores. Or if you have a Dollar Store near you, they sometimes have the disposable foil tube pans.

Good luck. Have a wonderful weekend. Love and hugs.