Easy Kentucky Pound Cake

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Chris T.

By
@chrisb64

This is one of my best pound cake recipes...it came attached to either a Wilton bundt or fluted cake pan YEARS ago...it is EASY,rich,dense and moist.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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1 1/2 c
butter,softened
2 1/2 c
granulated sugar
5 large
eggs,room temperature
3 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
milk(i have also used sour cream)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3/4 tsp
almond extract( or lemon...or just use a total of 1 3/4 teaspoon vanilla and omit the almond

GLAZE:

1 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
2 Tbsp
plus 1 1/2 teaspoons milk
1 tsp
vanilla
place ingredients into small bowl and whisk until well blended.

How to Make Easy Kentucky Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 325* and grease and flour pan(bundt or fluted). I am told it makes 2 nice loaf cakes as well.
  • 2ALL ingredients should be at room temperature.
  • 3Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • 4Add eggs,one at a time, mixing well after each one.
  • 5Sift 3 cups of flour with baking powder and salt.
  • 6Starting with flour mixture,add alternately flour mixture and milk.
  • 7Mix in extract(s).
  • 8Pour into prepared pan. Bake for about 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes and then turn out on rack to cool. If glazing let the cake cool completely first.
  • 9I made this cake today and I needed to cook it for one hour and 15 minutes...so make sure you test with a toothpick :o)

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About Easy Kentucky Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #bundt, #pound




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