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Classic Pound Cake

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Classic Pound Cake

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  • 8 oz. unsalted butter (room temperature, plus more for pan)
  • 2 cups cake flour (spooned and leveled, plus more for pan)
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 pure vanilla extract (teapoons)
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (plain Greek yogurt, or softened cream cheese)
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    Calories430Calories from Fat190
    Total Fat21g32%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat190
    Total Carbohydrate57g19%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C0%

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


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    Charlie Franks 2 months ago
    It was perfect This recipe is so simple and easy .
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    Cecil 3 months ago
    The most traditional and easy to make point came I've ever made, and I've made a few believe me.
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    Jones 9 months ago
    love this recipe. its simple.
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    Linnett Marie a year ago
    Do not use substitute for cake flour. If u do its ganna taste like corn starch so just use the regular cake flour
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    Eve Love 2 years ago
    Looooove this recipe! Easy to follow. I’m not a baker by any means but this cake makes me feel proud. I’ve made it for friends, coworkers, and family!
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    Sarah 2 years ago
    I changed the recipe to use self rising flour instead of cake flour, only because I didn’t have any cake flour. I cut the recipe in half and baked it for half the time in a Bundt pan. It was a little too sweet, so I’ll reduce the sugar next time. Overall, the recipe was delicious!
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    Robbie Schwartz 2 years ago
    Sweet flavor but too much batter for the pan. Good thing I has foil under it what a mess! It can out a litter dense in the middle. I would make it again but in a tube/Bundt pan.
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    Lisa 2 years ago
    Very nice I added a bit of lemon juice and zest and it worked great I can see adding lots of items to this and it would be great
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    Judy Kliemann 3 years ago
    The pound cake came out great. Baking time was right on. Taste very good, I will make this again.
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    Justin Spitler 3 years ago
    Okay so like it took over 2 hours to fully cook so like idk
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    scorpioangel90 4 years ago
    I used the cream cheese and I also added almond along with the vanilla and it was very moist and delicious
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    Miniya Lezeau 5 years ago
    Good it’s delicious but a little too sweet
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    Joe 5 years ago
    Awesome!! Was fantastic!!
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    Mahya Nasiri 5 years ago
    It was good 😊 the taste is good too... but it take 2 hours to cook 👍
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    Leeann M. 5 years ago
    Nice cake. I used a bundt cake pan instead of a loaf pan.
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    Troy Desselles 5 years ago
    After baking it for 1.5hrs is was still quite uncooked in the middle
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    Coqui Kitchen 6 years ago
    Good stuff. I made this non dairy. I replaced sour cream with coconut milk and non dairy butter. I added lemon juice. It came out crunchy and dense, like a lemon tart, but very yummy. Next time, I will do less non dairy butter and more lemon juice.