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best pound cake recipe baked from scratch

Best Pound Cake Recipe

  • Author: Lynette
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


With only four ingredients, this pound cake recipe makes a dense, moist and delicious dessert.


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 2/3 Cup sugar
  • 5 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • powdered sugar, to sprinkle on top


  1. Cream the butter.  Add sugar and cream together for 2 minutes on medium speed.  (#4 speed on Kitchen Aid mixer)
  2. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating each one for 3 minutes.  (#4 speed on Kitchen Aid mixer)
  3. Add flour and gently mix in.  (#2 speed on Kitchen Aid mixer)
  4. Pour into greased and floured bundt pan.  Bake in preheated oven at 350˚ F for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Let cool in pan for 30 minutes and then carefully remove.  Let cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.


Make sure to properly grease and flour the bundt pan.

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