Camille's Buttermilk Pound Cake

Camille's Buttermilk Pound Cake

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  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    1 h
  • Ready In

    2 h
Gina
Recipe by  Gina

“Simply the BEST pound cake EVER! Impress your friends with this really simple recipe that they'll ask you for in the end. Store in fridge and it's extra delicious!”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 1 9-inch cake

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch fluted tube pan (such as a Bundt®).
  2. Beat vegetable shortening with sugar in a bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy; beat eggs into mixture one at a time, incorporating each egg before adding the next. Mix vanilla into egg mixture.
  3. Whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; stir into liquid ingredients in several additions, alternating with buttermilk to make a smooth batter. Pour batter into prepared tube pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cake is lightly browned and a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean, about 1 hour. Let cake cool and dust with confectioners' sugar.

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Reviews (3)

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naples34102
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naples34102

I’m always pleased to be the first reviewer of a really terrific recipe. I made a half recipe, using it for 12 cupcakes. This cake is dee-licious - but it’s NOT a pound cake. (The amount of leavening is a dead giveaway) It is a light and fluffy yellow cake, not the heavy cake with the dense, compact crumb so characteristic of a pound cake. So if you’re looking for a sturdy cake, suitable for carving, or for a genuine pound cake, this would not be the recipe to choose. I am not criticizing the cake at all as it is a lovely, moist yellow cake. I only criticize its name.

MonaMohd
10

MonaMohd

Finally! I bought a new convection oven, & all my old & new cake recipes hopelessly collapsed.This is an excellent recipe. The cake came out perfectly done, fluffy, moist & all. I made half the recipe & had to add 1/4 cup more buttermilk & a full teaspoon baking soda & baking powder. I think I'll try some orange zest next time to add some flavor but otherwise, perfect!

DemonicMom
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DemonicMom

I made this into cupcakes ...They came out lovely, light and fluffy ..definitely not like a pound cake. But pretty boring so i drizzle some lemon/confectioner sugar over the rest while still warm. The whole family, especially my mom in law loves it! Score one for me!! Ty for sharing this recipe :D

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 433 cal
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 19.3 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs
  • 59.3 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium
  • 347 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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