Best Pound Cake Ever... Seriously!

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Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin

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@Joannebl

This is my Aunt Gloria's pound cake recipe. It really is the best pound cake I've ever had. I try not to make it too often because my husband tends to eat the whole thing!!!!!!

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OK, this seriously is one of the best pound cakes we've had. It melts in your mouth with buttery goodness in every bite. Sweet and moist, we could not stop going back for just one more slice. It's great served alone or doctored up with fresh fruit and a dollop of whipped cream. This pound cake recipe is going to become your go-to recipe. It's easy to make with these with step-by-step instructions and plenty of photos to guide you.

Note: Every oven is different. Ours was finished in an hour, so keep an eye on the cooking time. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 lb
    butter, room temperature
  • 2 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 6
    eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    milk, room temperature

How to Make Best Pound Cake Ever... Seriously!

Step-by-Step

  1. In a standing mixer, beat the butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs one at a time.
  3. Add the vanilla.
  4. In a bowl, combine the salt, baking powder, and flour.
  5. Add the flour mixture and milk, alternately.
  6. Beat for 20 minutes. (Note: I have only beaten for another 5-10 minutes and it's fine.)
  7. Place batter in a greased and floured tube pan.
  8. Place in cold oven and set temperature to 350 degrees. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  9. Remove cake from oven very carefully and place it carefully where it can cool. You want to prevent it from dropping. Enjoy this easy to make, moist and yummy pound cake!

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About Best Pound Cake Ever... Seriously!

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Recipe For: The Best Pound Cake
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