This moist pound cake recipe is a classic dessert that is perfect for any occasion. With a buttery and rich flavor, this cake is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Enjoy a slice on its own or with a dollop of whipped cream and fresh berries.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 1 hour | Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes | Serves: 8


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


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C) 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, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  6. Bake for 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Slice and serve the cake on its own or with your favorite toppings.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 420 || Carbohydrates: 56g || Protein: 6g || Fat: 20g || Saturated Fat: 12g || Cholesterol: 135mg || Sodium: 280mg || Potassium: 110mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 33g || Vitamin A: 680IU || Calcium: 60mg || Iron: 2mg

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