Old Fashioned Pound Cake

Sharon Whitley


Easy, and you probably have all the ingredients in your pantry without going to the store!


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Makes one cake
15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 5
  • 3 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract

How to Make Old Fashioned Pound Cake


  1. Cream butter and shortening until smooth.

    Add sugar and mix.

    Add eggs one at a time and beat well.
  2. Add flour and baking powder alternately with buttermilk. Mix well.

    Add extracts, and mix well.
  3. Pour into greased and floured large (10 inch) tube pan.

    Bake at 350F for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes or until done. Cool in pan for 30 minutes before removing from pan to cool completely. Dust wit powdered sugar, if desired.

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About Old Fashioned Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #poundcake

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