Yo's Pound Cake

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  • Time it takes: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Level: Beginner
  • Occasions: Birthday, Everyday, Wedding, Graduation, Holidays

This recipe is so simple and easy to follow and absolutely delicious! It also smells heavenly when baking in your oven. In the traditional sense, pound cake is a cake made with a 1:1:1:1 ratio. 1lb butter, 1lb sugar, 1lb eggs, and 1lb flour. There are many, many variations of it nowadays though. This recipe has heavy cream in it as well, which I think is a nice addition. Still rich, but makes the cake a little lighter and less dense.

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  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 3 cups Sifted Cake Flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 7 Large Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
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  • Butter cake pan and dust with flour.

  • Sift flour and salt together.

  • Beat together butter and sugar in a large bowl, until light and fluffy. Incorporate eggs into mixture, one at a time. Beat in vanilla.

  • Add half of flour measurement into bowl, incorporating well. Then add all of cream, and remaining flour, mixing well after each addition.

  • Pour batter into pan. Place pan into cold oven, and place temperature to 350F. Bake for 1 - 1 hours, or until loaf is golden brown. Let cool for 30 minutes.

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