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Classic Pound Cake

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  • Author: Retrogirl
  • Total Time: 55-65 minutes
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x


This is a simple but delicious version of a classic pound cake



1/2 cup butter

1 cup sugar

2 eggs, beaten

1/2 cup whole milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups sifted flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons baking powder


Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Using an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy.

Beat in eggs until combined.

Add the flour, salt, and baking powder (sifted together) alternately with the milk and vanilla.

Beat well and pour into a greased and floured loaf pan.

Bake 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.


Sift the flour before measuring

  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 45-55 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
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