Classic Pound Cake

Classic Pound Cake


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This quick and easy dessert recipe is for a classic, homemade pound cake with powdered sugar on top. This sweet and moist cake is a must at your party.

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Serving Size / Yield

1 cake


  • 1 lb Butter, softened
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 6 Eggs
  • 4 cups All-purpose Flour
  • ¾ cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Almond Extract
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Powdered Sugar

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Start by preheating the oven to 300 degrees.
Grease and flour a 10 inch loaf pan.
Cream the butter in a large bowl and gradually add sugar.
Beat the mixture with an electric mixer on medium until light and fluffy.
Start adding eggs one at a time to the mixer, beating after each addition.
Now start to slowly add flour alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour and make sure to mix well after each addition.
Add in almond and vanilla extracts and continue mixing.
Pour batter into loaf pan and bake 1 hour and 40 minutes, or until the center is finished.
Dust the top with powdered sugar.
Let cool.

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