Question by  DayTraderGirl (20)

What is the recipe for homemade pound cake?


Answer by  chelbel (110)

Ingredients are 3 cups flour, 6 eggs, pound butter,1 pound sugar,2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 c. buttermilk ,1/2 teaspoon baking soda,and 1 teaspoon of baking powder. Sift ingredients in bowl then add sugar and salt. I add the butter and eggs. Add buttermilk and vanilla. Bake at 325 for 1 hour or so.


Answer by  jsmom (17)

Preheat oven to 350, mix 3 cups flour, 1t baking powder, 1/4 t salt, 2c sugar in one bowl. In another bowl mix 3C butter, 5 eggs and 1 C evaporated milk. Add dry ingredients to wet and combine. Pour batter into a loaf pan and bake 1 hour 15 minutes


Answer by  sandykin (39)

The original recipes called out for a pound each of butter, sugar, flour and eggs - hence the name. A lighter version can be found in the Joy of Cooking.

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