My Favorite Vanilla Pound Cake

October  8, 2017
0 Ratings
Photo by Blanca
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 35 minutes
  • Serves 12-14
Author Notes

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

What You'll Need
  • 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
  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. Add flour alternating with milk (starting and ending with the flour)
  8. Separately, beat egg whites to soft peaks. Fold gently into prepared batter until incorporated
  9. Bake for about 35-40 minutes or until light golden brown and a toothpick inserted in cake comes out mostly clean
  10. Cool in bundt pan for 10 minutes and then invert onto serving dish

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dlong December 16, 2021
In this recipe you have left out the step with the flour and milk.