Old Fashion Pound Cake

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Old Fashioned Pound Cake, easy, delicious, from your oven!
Old Fashion Pound Cake

Until today, I had never made a pound cake. There is one right now in the oven, baking up to a golden brown wonderfulness. I love pound cake, it is buttery and delicious.

Pound Cake
from:  Jim Fobel's Old Fashioned Baking Book
makes 1 9X5 loaf
325 oven

2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t salt
1/2 t baking powder

1 c (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 c sugar
5 large eggs, at room temperature
2 t vanilla extract

Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour (prepare in your preferred method) a 9X5 inch loaf pan.

In a medium-sized bowl, stir together flour, salt, and baking powder. Set aside.

In a large bowl, beat the butter with an electric mixer until fluffy.

Gradually beat in the sugar, until blended.

One at a time beat in the eggs. Add the vanilla extract.

 This morning I had a special helper while baking this cake. She learned to crack eggs, opening them will need additional practice, good thing we like to bake, practice does make perfect!

 The butter, sugar, egg mixture will look curdled, don't let that stop you because....

Add the dry ingredients and beat just until smooth.

This batter comes together beautifully.

Turn batter into the prepared pan, bake 1 hour and 15 minutes.


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  1. I've never made a pound cake but I'm thinking this doesn't look too difficult. I could probably do that.

  2. this is a wonderful pound cake,, I'm snitching this one!

  3. I am not a big cake fan, I prefer pie and cookies. But I am very passionate about pound cake and yours looks delicious!

  4. Your pound cake looks really good Melynda. I just love a slice of warm pound cake with my tea. Thanks for hosting and hope you are having a great week end!
    Miz Helen

  5. Even though I love pound cake, I have never actually made one either. Yours is the first one I'm going to try - thanks for sharing it.
    Sue xo

  6. Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare and delicious!


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