Pound Cake(Lemon or Plain)

Pound Cake(lemon Or Plain) Recipe

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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


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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)


  • 1Pre-heat oven to 325
    Grease a tube pan and line the bottom with wax paper.(Do not grease the top of the wax paper)
  • 2Sift flour & baking powder together and set aside.
    Measure and mix milk with flavoring(s)
  • 3Cream Butter and sugar.
    Beat in eggs one at a time.
    Add Flour mixture and milk mixture alternating.
    Mix batter well.
  • 4Pour batter into the tube pan and bake for 1 1/2 hours or until golden brown and toothpick inserted comes out dry.
  • 5Allow 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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Course/Dish: Desserts, Cakes
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