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Ultimate Butter Pound Cake

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a moist, rich, dense vanilla pound cake that looks beautiful and tastes heavenly. My family requests it often. The ingredients are simple and basic, and making it is a snap. It really is the ultimate served with strawberries and whipped cream!"
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1 h 25 m servings 460
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 loaf)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 9x5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper, leaving an overhang over 2 sides.
  2. Combine butter, white sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until fluffy. Beat in flour. Beat in eggs one at a time, scraping the bowl after each addition. Pour batter into a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes.
  4. Lift cake out of the loaf pan using the overhanging parchment paper. Place on a wire rack and cool completely before slicing, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 460 calories; 25.8 51.4 6.2 154 247 Full nutrition

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I found this little gem and saw that no one had made or at least didn't share a rating, so I had to give it a try and glad I did. Didn't change a thing and everyone truly enjoyed! Thanks for sh...

Instead of using Allpurpose flour, I substituted it with, Swan Down Cake flour.