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Classic Pound Cake

Vanilla Pound Cake

Vanilla Pound Cake is a classic recipe that's sweet, dense, and incredibly EASY to make with simple ingredients and bakes in only 60 minutes!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pound cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 268 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients

  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and flour and butter an 8x4 inch loaf pan.
  2. To a stand mixer add the butter and sugar on high speed and beat until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.

  3. On medium speed add in the vanilla and the eggs one at a time, then the milk until fully combined.
  4. Add in the flour, baking powder and salt until just combined then pour into the loaf pan and bake for 60 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Vanilla Pound Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 73mg 3%
Potassium 86mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Sugars 17g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 8.7%
Calcium 3.5%
Iron 6.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.