Pound Cake

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

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 2 hours 15 minutes

Serves: 12

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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 1¾ hours, or until a toothpick or knife inserted in the middle comes out clean. Serve with berries.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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 1¾ hours, or until a toothpick or knife inserted in the middle comes out clean. Serve with berries.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories330
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat11g
Cholesterol120mg
Sodium30mg
Total Carbohydrate43g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars27g
Protein5g