This classic pound cake recipe is a must-try for all baking enthusiasts. With a rich flavor and tender crumb, this cake is perfect for any occasion. It takes just a few simple ingredients to make this delicious treat that everyone will love.

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


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


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease and flour 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, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add this dry mixture to the wet mixture, mixing until just combined.
  5. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  7. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Slice and serve the pound cake as is, or with a dusting of powdered sugar or a dollop of whipped cream.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 350 || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 5g || Fat: 22g || Saturated Fat: 13g || Cholesterol: 140mg || Sodium: 200mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 18g

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