Whipping Cream Pound Cake

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Moist, flavor-changing, light pound cake. Note: You can change the flavor by using 2/3 cup whipping cream and 1/3 cup flavored coffee creamers (in dairy case). Try mixing some in, they are great.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
14
Yield:
1 10-inch tube pan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, room temperature

  • 3 cups white sugar

  • 6 eggs, room temperature

  • 3 cups cake flour

  • 1 cup heavy cream, room temperature

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon almond extract (Optional)

  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar, for dusting (Optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.

  2. In a large bowl, cream butter for 2 minutes. Add sugar and continue beating for 5 minutes, scraping down bowl occasionally. The mixture should be noticeably lighter in color. Add eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition.

  3. Add flour alternately with whipping cream, beginning and ending with flour. Stir in vanilla and almond extract.

  4. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven until a tester inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, about 70 minutes. Allow to cool in pan for 15 minutes.

  5. Turn cake out onto a cotton dish towel and place on cooling rack covered with cotton towel. When cake is cool, top with confectioners' sugar and serve with fruit or by itself.

Cook's Note:

If you're using a dark lined or coated pan, lower the oven temperature to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Bake for the same amount of time.
but cook same length.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

487 Calories
22g Fat
68g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 487
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 138mg 46%
Sodium 131mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 44g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 79mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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