This classic pound cake recipe is a true crowd-pleaser with its rich, buttery flavor and tender crumb. Perfect for any occasion, this cake is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy it with a cup of tea or coffee for a delightful treat!

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
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a loaf pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add to the butter mixture, mixing until just combined.
  5. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Slice and serve the pound cake as is or with your favorite toppings.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 350 || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 5g || Fat: 23g || Saturated Fat: 14g || Cholesterol: 145mg || Sodium: 250mg || Potassium: 80mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 18g || Vitamin A: 800IU || Calcium: 30mg || Iron: 1.5mg

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