Buttermilk Pound Cake

Buttermilk Pound Cake

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Cathy Cole


This is my favorite pound cake recipe. My Mother and husband always look forward to me baking this cake. I would have posted a photo, however I failed to wait long enough to take it out of the pan and the top stuck to the pan. Not a pretty sight, but still delicious to eat!


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Makes 1 bundt cake
15 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


  • 1 c
    butter (do not substitute anything else)
  • 3 c
  • 4
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ·
    confectioners' sugar

How to Make Buttermilk Pound Cake


  1. Make certain that butter and eggs are at room temperature.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
  3. Combine flour, salt and baking soda; add alternately with buttermilk and beat well.
  4. Pour into a well greased and floured tube or bundt pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan for 15 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Sprinkle top with confectioners' sugar.

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Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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