My Pound Cake

My Pound Cake


"This cake is absolutely delicious. Don't over-mix. I even use cold ingredients. Batter looks like smooth whipped butter. This recipe was given to me by a co-worker. If you like it just call it your 'My Pound Cake'."


1 h 30 m servings 528 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 528 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 30.9 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 59.4g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 136 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 255 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. Sift together the flour and baking powder. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and butternut extract. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 60 to 80 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
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  1. 23 Ratings


I really cant cook. There I said it. I was skeptical making this because everything else I make will sit there until I eventually throw it away or my toddler decides he'd rather eat SOME. Thi...

I didn't use cake flour (simply because I didn't have it.) and I used powwdered sugar instead. I also increased the baking powder to 2 tsp and added 1 tsp of salt. It was really moist and just...

I enjoy vintage recipes and whether or not you are aware of it - this is as close as you to get to the old "one pound of all ingredients" found in old recipe books. Thank you, Arvilla, for remi...

the best pound cake i have ever made!! the key is don't over mix! delicious

This is the best pound cake I have ever made! I have searched and searched for the right recipe and this is it. Will not search any more! Perfect texture and lots of flavor!

Wonderful, it is the recipe I have been looking for, my husband does not like cakes at all ,I made him taste this cake, and since then he asks me every week to bake him a pound cake. He even tak...

This was one of the best pound cakes i have ever made! It was very moist and absolutely delicious. The only modification I made to it was instead of the 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract and 1/2 t...

My husband loves this cake. I use a lemon glaze over it. We are so looking forward to the holidays.We will have a reason to eat this rich cake guilt free.

PLEASE TELL ME WHAT I DID WRONG. All the reviews for this pound cake say its "great", well mine did not come out too great both times I tried it..I know I had to have done something wrong. I fo...