This Butter Pound Cake is a classic recipe that is perfect for any occasion. With its rich and buttery flavor, this cake is sure to become a favorite among your family and friends. The preparation time is 20 minutes, cooking time is 1 hour, and the total time is 1 hour and 20 minutes. This recipe serves 12.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F and grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add this to the butter mixture, alternating with the milk.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  7. Slice and serve the butter pound cake on its own or with a dollop of whipped cream and fresh berries.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 350 || Total Fat: 16g || Saturated Fat: 10g || Cholesterol: 100mg || Sodium: 150mg || Carbohydrates: 45g || Fiber: 1g || Sugars: 28g || Protein: 5g

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