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I'm looking for a super moist and golden pound cake recipe. Any tried an true favorites?

asked by ATG117 over 4 years ago
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boulangere

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added over 4 years ago

http://www.food52.com/recipes...

Try this one!

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drbabs

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added over 4 years ago

This one uses oil and yogurt in place of butter, but it's quite delicious and very moist.

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drbabs

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added over 4 years ago

http://www.food52.com/recipes...

(sorry)

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added over 4 years ago

If you go to my blog and check the index, you will find a classic moist and golden pound cake.

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added over 4 years ago

Thanks for the suggestions! I particularly like the idea of swapping some butter for oil to ensure that moistness I so love. BUt I'm really looking for a plain pound cake. Has anyone, by any chance, tried Ina Garten' plain pound cake recipe? I made it quite a while ago and recall not having great results, but the memory is hazy. I usually find her recipes spot on, so I'm considering making it again.

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added over 4 years ago

Do you have the original Silver Palate cookbook? The Bishop's Cake is a very classic pound cake -- and very good.

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added over 4 years ago

James Beard's "Old Time Pound Cake" is a classic.

Also, Big Mama's Whipping Cream Pound Cake from Molly O'Neill's "One Big Table" http://bit.ly/e3ZGN0 is an excellent, plain pound cake.

Have not tried Ina's. In current issue of Fine Cooking, Carol Walter's Classic Poundcake is featured. On my list!

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added over 4 years ago

This is a perfectly plain poundcake: http://delightfulrepast...

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added over 4 years ago

I agree with drbabs. I have made this pound cake a number of times and everyone asks for the recipe.

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added over 4 years ago

Ina's lemon poundcake is good, but I like the yogurt maple pound cake much better.

Here is Ina's recipe. She had a recent show where she demonstrated it. I think it was called "Beach Picnic".

http://biscuitsandhoney...

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added over 4 years ago

Appreciate all the input!