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Easy Pound Cake Recipe

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Russ Myers

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@Beegee1947

In this time honored recipe, butter provides the traditional rich flavor and smooth, dense texture.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 c
butter
4 large
eggs
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg (optional)
1 c
. sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1
powdered sugar icing recipe

How to Make Easy Pound Cake Recipe

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bring butter and eggs to room temperature. Grease and lightly flour a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan..
  • 2In a medium bowl stir together flour, baking powder, and, if desired, nutmeg.
    Set eggs, pan, and flour mixture aside.
    In a large bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed about 30 seconds or until softened.
  • 3Gradually add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating on medium to high speed about 6 minutes total, or until very light and fluffy. Add vanilla. Then add eggs, one at a time, beating on low to medium speed for 1 minute after each addition; scraping sides of bowl often.
  • 4Gradually add the flour mixture, beating on low speed just until combined. Spread batter in the prepared pan.

    Bake in a 325F oven for 55 to 65 minutes or until cake test done. Cool cake in pan on a rack for 10 minutes. Then remove cake from pan and cool completely on rack. Drizzle Powdered Sugar Icing over cake. Powdered Sugar Icing: Recipe located in this program

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About Easy Pound Cake Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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