Recipe by Gina
"Simply the BEST pound cake EVER! Impress your friends with this really simple recipe that they'll ask you for in the end. Store in fridge and it's extra delicious!"
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vegetable shortening (such as Crisco®)
1 1/2 cups
confectioners' sugar for dusting
I’m always pleased to be the first reviewer of a really terrific recipe. I made a half recipe, using it for 12 cupcakes. This cake is dee-licious - but it’s NOT a pound cake. (The amount of leavening is a dead giveaway) It is a light and fluffy yellow cake, not the heavy cake with the dense, compact crumb so characteristic of a pound cake. So if you’re looking for a sturdy cake, suitable for carving, or for a genuine pound cake, this would not be the recipe to choose. I am not criticizing the cake at all as it is a lovely, moist yellow cake. I only criticize its name.
Finally! I bought a new convection oven, & all my old & new cake recipes hopelessly collapsed.This is an excellent recipe. The cake came out perfectly done, fluffy, moist & all. I made half the recipe & had to add 1/4 cup more buttermilk & a full teaspoon baking soda & baking powder. I think I'll try some orange zest next time to add some flavor but otherwise, perfect!
I made this into cupcakes ...They came out lovely, light and fluffy ..definitely not like a pound cake. But pretty boring so i drizzle some lemon/confectioner sugar over the rest while still warm. The whole family, especially my mom in law loves it! Score one for me!! Ty for sharing this recipe :D
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Camille's Buttermilk Pound Cake
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 174
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