Pound Cake


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 222.1
  • Total Fat: 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 64.7 mg
  • Sodium: 182.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 3.4 g

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Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    3 cups all-purpose flour*
    1 tsp baking powder
    1/4 tsp salt
    2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    1 cup butter or margarine, softened
    1 tsp. vanilla or almond extract
    5 large eggs
    1 cup milk or evaporated milk
    powdered sugar, if desired

Directions

1. Hear oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottom side and tube of 10 x 4- inch angel food cake pan (tube pan), 12 cup fluted tube cake pan or two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans with shortening: lightly flour.

2. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 5 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally, Beat flour mixture into sugar mixture alternately with milk on low speed, beating just until smooth after each addition. Pour into pan (s).

3 Bake angel food or fluted tube cake pan 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes, loaf pans 55 to 60 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes; remove from pan(s) to wire rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

*do not use self-rising flour.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TARAHARWIND.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was excellent. I added 1 tsp almond flavoring because Ukrainians love the flavor! I will make this again. - 9/17/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I loved it!! I am only 11 years old and I could make it with no trouble. I will make this again and again! :) - 4/11/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is an incredibly moist and wonderfully rich pound cake and unlike some other very most cakes it still keeps its structure nicely. I will make this again and again!!!! - 7/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added a little bit of lemon zest and flavoring. This is a great pound cake. I like that it makes enough to share! - 7/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful! This was my first time making a pound cake and it came out fantastic. My family and friends loved it. It will definitely be a keeper for me. Thanks for sharing! :o) - 1/12/09

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