Pound Cake

This classic recipe makes a pleasantly light cake that is wonderful by itself or covered in whipped heavy cream and seasonal fruit.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 2 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups mixed berries


  • Preheat oven to 300°F. Butter a large Bundt pan.
  • Using a whisk, cream the butter. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating 1 minute after each.
  • While beating continuously, gradually add the sugar, then flour, followed vanilla.
  • Pour mixture into the Bundt pan, and bake for 1 3⁄4 hours, or until a toothpick or knife inserted in the middle comes out clean. Serve with berries.