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Pound Cake II Recipe
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Pound Cake II

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"A good pound cake recipe from scratch. This is great served with fresh fruit and ice cream."

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Original recipe makes 1 - 10 inch tube pan Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 10 inch round tube pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, add to the creamed mixture alternately with the milk. Stir until just blended, then pour into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven. Cake is done when a toothpick inserted, comes out clean. Cool before removing from pan.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 19, 2003

I tried this recipe for the first time. My whole unit love it, absoluately love it. I will be keeping this recipe and use for holidays and anyother occasions that come up and I have to bring something.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 29, 2003

Although this cake came out looking very good, I found it a bit too bland and a little dry. Next time I would put in more butter and some vanilla flavoring.


16 Ratings

Jan 12, 2005

Was very good tasting but I think there may have been an error in posting of the recipe. It said cook for 20-25 mins at 350. It took at least double that time. It was still a great cake and I used a buttercream frosting that went wonderfully with the cake. Thank you.

Mar 22, 2005

Good poundcake!4 stars only to leave room for improvement.After the review saying the cake was dry and bland I decided to add 1/2 cup butter,1/2 cup sour cream,1/2 t mexican vanilla(Poundcakes are expensive and I didn't want my ingredients wasted on a dry,bland recipe).I used a greased and floured bundt pan.It turned out beautiful and tasted delicious.The ONLY thing I would change is that it was a little porous for my taste.I like a DENSE pound cake.We ate with strawberries and whipped cream.It was a big hit!

Jan 19, 2010

very good delicious cake! I added a little vanilla for taste and I had to cook it about twice as long

Apr 18, 2003

A great classic pound cake. A little crunchy on the outside and moist in the middle. I served it with Strawberries and whip cream. Yummy. Will make again.

Nov 13, 2002

This made a lot of pound cake! I used it for trifle and it was way better than buying one from the store! Yum!

Mar 26, 2012

Good pound cake. Not dense. Not very sweet.


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  • Calories
  • 313 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 50 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 199 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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