MOIST POUND CAKE

1
Teresa Howell

By
@geoter1968

This recipe makes a flavorful, moist cake, wins all votes for flavor, texture, appearance, and general delectability.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

2 c
unsifted cake flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
butter, unsalted, at room temperature
1 2/3 c
sugar
5 large
eggs, at room temperature
2 tsp
vanilla

How to Make MOIST POUND CAKE

Step-by-Step

  • 11) Preheat oven to 325* (F)
    2) Spread solid shortening in a 9-inch tube pan.
    3) Dust evenly with flour; tap out excess.
    4) Set prepared pan aside.
    5) Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder.
    6) In a mixing bowl, beat butter until soft and fluffy.
    7) Gradually add sugar and beat until very light and creamy.
  • 28) Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • 39) Beat in Vanilla.
  • 410) By hand or on low speed, gradually stir in flour mixture, blend well.
  • 511) Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for 40-45 minutes for tube pan, or until toothpick comes out clean.
    12) Cool the cake in pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes.
    13) Remove cake from pan, flip up-right, and cool completely on wire rack.

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About MOIST POUND CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy