Linda's Pound Cake

Jennifer S


The first time I made this I filled the pan and it overflowed into my oven. Made a mess but what I was able to salvage went into a bowl and my family ate it as the mistake cake. They loved it so I had to try to get it right. I last made this and got 2 -10 cup bundts and 12 cupcakes from the batter. Never fill your pan past 3/4 fill. This cake grows and is delicious plain.


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30 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


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  • 6
  • 2 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c
  • 3 c
  • 2 3/4 c
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch

How to Make Linda's Pound Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 325, grease and flour a large tube pan. You can use a smaller pan or a bundt pan but may get 2 cakes or cupcakes from this batter
  2. Cream together butter and Crisco, slowly add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beat until well incorporated. Mix in vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. add dry ingredients to butter mixture in 3 batches alternating with the milk. End with flour as the last ingredient. Spread into prepared pans and bake for 1 hour 20 minutes
  5. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, invert on rack and cool completely. Dust with powered sugar, glaze or leave plain

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About Linda's Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids

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