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Pound Cake

This Easy Pound Cake is so delicious and simple. Perfect for topping with fresh fruit or having with a cup of coffee.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 21
Author: Jay DeMay


  • 3 cups cake flour OR 2 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons flour and 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 20 tablespoons butter 2 1/2 sticks, room temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 eggs room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  • Line 3 loaf pans with parchment paper and spray with non-stick spray. Alternatively, you can use a 16 cup tube pan.
  • In a small bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • Measure out buttermilk in a measuring cup and add vanilla to it.
  • In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter together until fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, until completely incorporated.
  • Add flour mixture in thirds, alternating with buttermilk mixture until all combined.
  • Pour into prepared pans.
  • Put in oven cold and turn to 325°
  • Bake for 65-75 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean