pound cake

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

  • Posted by: ATG117
  • April 3, 2011
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11 Comments

ATG117 April 4, 2011
Appreciate all the input!
 
Bevi April 3, 2011
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.blogspot.com/2009/02/ina-gartens-lemon-pound-cake.html
 
Bevi April 3, 2011
I agree with drbabs. I have made this pound cake a number of times and everyone asks for the recipe.
 
Jean |. April 3, 2011
This is a perfectly plain poundcake: http://delightfulrepast.blogspot.com/2010/06/classic-pound-cake-half-pound-actually.html
 
dailykale April 3, 2011
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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Melusine April 3, 2011
Do you have the original Silver Palate cookbook? The Bishop's Cake is a very classic pound cake -- and very good.
 
ATG117 April 3, 2011
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.
 
Jean |. April 3, 2011
If you go to my blog and check the index, you will find a classic moist and golden pound cake.
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drbabs April 3, 2011
http://www.food52.com/recipes/3658_maple_yogurt_pound_cake

(sorry)
 
drbabs April 3, 2011
This one uses oil and yogurt in place of butter, but it's quite delicious and very moist.
 
boulangere April 3, 2011
http://www.food52.com/recipes/9322_clementine_pound_cake

Try this one!
 
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