Vanilla Pound Cake

Anita Hoffman


Delicious cake, sinfully good and delicious with fruit topping.
Recipe and photo adapted from The Kitchn.

★★★★★ 1 vote
one Bundt cake or two loaf cakes
20 Min
1 Hr


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1 c
butter, softened
2-1/2 c
large eggs
1 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
3 c
cake flour, sifted
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 c
sour cream

How to Make Vanilla Pound Cake


  • 1Cream the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl until fluffy. (about 3 to 4 minutes)
    Add the eggs, one at a time, with the mixer on low, beating well after each addition.(about 10 to 15 minutes)
    Add vanilla and mix well.
    Sift the dry ingredients into a small bowl. Add flour, baking soda and salt alternately with sour cream.
    Half the flour mixture, sour cream, remaining flour mixture.
    Stir gently after each addition.
  • 2Spoon batter into two greased and floured loaf pans or a greased and floured Bundt pan.
    Bake at 325 degrees for about 60 minutes.
    Cool for 15 minutes on wire rack; then invert onto rack. Allow cake to cool for another hour. Dust with powdered sugar.

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About Vanilla Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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