Auntee's Pound Cake

Auntee's Pound Cake Recipe

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Patricia Hopkins

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@wildmouse164

I learned this recipe from my mother who learned it from her mother. I have made some of my own adaptations. My mother used milk I changed to buttermilk because the cake is moister that way. I hope it turns out well for whoever makes it. This is the first thing I learned to make from my mother.

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★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
16
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
butter, room temperature
1 box
confectioners' sugar
1 c
cane sugar
7
egg yolks, reserve whites
1 1/2 c
buttermilk
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp
salt

How to Make Auntee's Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2Cream butter, confectioner's sugar and sugar until smooth.
  • 3Fill the empty box of confectioner's sugar with flour then add the baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  • 4Whip egg whites and set aside.
  • 5Add the vanilla extract to the creamed mixture.
  • 6Alternate the buttermilk, the flour with the baking powder, salt and baking soda and the egg yolks.
  • 7Mix until smooth add more buttermilk if it's too thick no more than another 1/2 cup.
  • 8Fold in egg whites.
  • 9Pour into a well greased and floured tube pan (angel food cake style). A bundt pan is too small.
  • 10Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Check with tooth pick. Done when toothpick is clean.

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About Auntee's Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes