Vanilla

My Favorite Vanilla Pound Cake

October  8, 2017
Photo by Blanca
Author Notes

A buttery, light, and perfect pound cake made with basic pantry staples —Casablancacooks

  • Serves 12-14
Ingredients
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 8 ounces Unsalted Butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups Sugar
  • 4 eggs, whites & yolks divided
  • 1/2 cup Whole Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Grease sides and bottom of bundt pan
  3. Whisk flour, salt, and baking powder in bowl and set aside
  4. Separate egg whites and yolks, placing yolks in a small bowl and whites in a medium bowl
  5. Using a mixer, beat butter and sugar on medium speed until butter is very light in color, 2-3 minutes
  6. Add egg yolks and vanilla and continue to mix until well blended
  7. Separately, beat egg whites to soft peaks. Fold gently into prepared batter until incorporated
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes until light golden brown and a toothpick inserted in cake comes out mostly clean
  9. Cool in bundt pan for 10 minutes and then invert onto serving dish

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