Grandpa's Pound Cake

Made  times
Johnny Dawsey 1

This is the old fashion pound cake handed down from generation to generation. Good alone or with ice cream and strawberries.

Modified from: Pound Cake III

Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt or pound cake pan. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 80 to 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely. Lemon or vanilla glaze topping is optional


Absolutely awesome, My first from scratch cake and Mother in-law was impressed.just follow directions to the letter.