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easy kentucky pound cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Chris T.
East Hampton, NY

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

(2 ratings)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For easy kentucky pound cake

  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 5 lg
    eggs,room temperature
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 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
  • place ingredients into small bowl and whisk until well blended.

How To Make easy kentucky pound cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325* and grease and flour pan(bundt or fluted). I am told it makes 2 nice loaf cakes as well.
  • 2
    ALL ingredients should be at room temperature.
  • 3
    Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • 4
    Add eggs,one at a time, mixing well after each one.
  • 5
    Sift 3 cups of flour with baking powder and salt.
  • 6
    Starting with flour mixture,add alternately flour mixture and milk.
  • 7
    Mix in extract(s).
  • 8
    Pour 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.
  • 9
    I made this cake today and I needed to cook it for one hour and 15 make sure you test with a toothpick :o)

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