Buttermilk Pound Cake

Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe

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Patti Smith


My mother LOVED pound cakes. Momma had Crohns disease and when she didn't feel well, sometimes pound cake was the only thing that she could eat. She has been gone almost 5 years but I still think of her everytime I make this pound cake.


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15 Min
1 Hr 5 Min


  • 1/2 c
    margarine, softened
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 2 c
  • 4
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    plain flour
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract

How to Make Buttermilk Pound Cake


  1. Cream margarine and shortening; add sugar and mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each egg. Dissolve soda in buttermilk. Combine all dry ingredients. Add alternately with buttermilk to creame mixture. Stir in flavorings. Pour into a greased and flowered tube pan. Bake 350 degrees for 1 hour and 5 minutes. Cool in pan for 10 minutes.

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About Buttermilk Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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