Pound Cake(Lemon or Plain)

Pound Cake(lemon Or Plain)

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Tina Murphey


Years ago a friend gave me this recipe in her own handwriting. It has truly stood the test of time. My entire family loves this cake! Thank you Crystal for sharing with us!


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8 - 10
30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 3 stick
    butter(land of lakes, salted) @ room temperature
  • 3 c
  • 6 large
  • 3 1/2 c
    plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract(you can use 1 tsp and leave off the lemon if you prefer to have plain pound cake)
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon extract

How to Make Pound Cake(Lemon or Plain)


  1. Pre-heat oven to 325
    Grease a tube pan and line the bottom with wax paper.(Do not grease the top of the wax paper)
  2. Sift flour & baking powder together and set aside.
    Measure and mix milk with flavoring(s)
  3. Cream Butter and sugar.
    Beat in eggs one at a time.
    Add Flour mixture and milk mixture alternating.
    Mix batter well.
  4. Pour batter into the tube pan and bake for 1 1/2 hours or until golden brown and toothpick inserted comes out dry.
  5. Allow to cool for about 15 minutes then run a butter knife or long thin spatula between the cake pan and the cake.
    Remove cake from tube pan by inverting the entire pan with cake onto a big round plate.
    Remove the tube and wax paper from the bottom of the cake.
    Carefully place a cake plate onto the bottom of the cake and reverse the cake back up to rest on the cake plate.

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