HOW TO MAKE POUND CAKE

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Favorite Pound Cake Recipes


Favorite Pound Cake Recipes

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound (3 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt
  • 4 sticks softened unsalted butter, plus more for pans
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 9 large, room-temperature eggs


DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter two 5-by-9-inch loaf pans. Combine all-purpose flour and salt in a bowl.
Cream butter and sugar with a mixer on high speed until pale and fluffy, for 8 minutes. Scrape down sides of bowl. Reduce speed to medium, and add vanilla extract.
Lightly beat eggs, and add to mixer bowl in 4 additions, mixing thoroughly after each and scraping down sides. Reduce speed to low, and add flour mixture in 4 additions, mixing until just incorporated. Divide batter between pans. Tap on counter to distribute; smooth tops.
Bake until a tester inserted into center of each cake comes out clean, about 65 minutes. Let cool in pans on a wire rack for 30 minutes. Remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire rack. Let's enjoy it!


MANGO KEY LIME POUND CAKE WITH EQUAL

MANGO KEY LIME POUND CAKE WITH EQUAL

POUND CAKE RECIPE INGREDIENTS
  • 1 package (10 3/4 oz.) frozen reduced fat or fat free pound cake, thawed
  • 1 large ripe mango, peeled, thinly sliced
Key Lime Cream:
  • 1 package (8 oz.) reduced fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups frozen light whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful*
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
POUND CAKE RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
First of all beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in whipped topping, Equal®, lime juice and peel and vanilla until well blended; set aside.
And then cut pound cake horizontally into 3 slices. Place bottom layer of cake on serving plate. Spread with 1/4 cup of the cream mixture. Next is to top with 1/3 of the sliced mango, and another 1/4 cup of the cream mixture. Repeat layers twice. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours before serving.
The pound cake recipe is ready to serve 8 persons. Enjoy it !
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RUM POUND CAKE





RUM POUND CAKE RECIPE
.... a nice pound cake recipe to try ! A great one !

POUND CAKE RECIPE INGREDIENTS
  • 4 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 lb butter
  • 2 2/3 cups sugar
  • 10 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum

POUND CAKE RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
Preheat oven to 350°F.

First of all grease and flour lightly a 10 inch tube or Bundt pan. And then mix together flour and baking powder in a small bowl or on a sheet of silicone or wax paper.
Next in the bowl of an electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until it becomes light and fluffy.
And then Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla and rum, mixing well.
Gradually add the flour and baking powder mixture, then continue beating on medium speed for 10 minutes.
Transfer batter to pan; level off with spatula and bake for 55 minutes at 350°F or until cake tests done.
Remove cake from oven and let cool for 3-5 minutes, then run a butter knife along edges of pan, if necessary, to free the cake from the sides. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool.

Note: If you don't have cake flour on hand, all purpose flour (not bread flour) may be substituted, but in that case, beat for only 2 minutes after flour has been added. The cake will be good, but not nearly as tender as it would be if the cake flour was used. The pound cake recipe is ready...enjoy the cake ! Delicious !


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LEMON POUND CAKE WITH EQUAL










LEMON POUND CAKE WITH EQUAL


POUND CAKE RECIPES INGREDIENTS
45% calorie reduction from traditional recipe.
  • 2 1/2 cups reduced fat baking mix (Bisquick)
  • 2 cups Equal® Spoonful*
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup light lemon flavored yogurt
  • 6 tablespoons stick butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
POUND CAKE RECIPES INSTRUCTIONS
Combine baking mix, Equal®, cornstarch and lemon peel. Mix in yogurt, melted butter, eggs, lemon juice, milk and flavorings until blended. The pound cake recipe is ready to serve..enjoy it !
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Marble Swirl Pound Cake

Marble Swirl Pound Cake Recipe

Pound Cake Recipe Ingredients :
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
Pound Cake Recipe Instructions :

In a large bowl, with electric mixer at low speed, beat sugar and butter or margarine until blended. Increase speed to high, and beat until light and fluffy. Add flour, milk, baking powder, vanilla, salt, and eggs; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Increase speed to high, and beat batter 4 minutes longer.
Remove about 2 1/2 cups batter to a medium bowl. With a wire whisk or fork, beat cocoa into batter in medium bowl until well blended.
Grease a 10 inch tube pan. Alternately spoon vanilla and chocolate layers into prepared pan. With a large spoon, cut and twist through batters to obtain marbled effect.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool pound cake in pan, and on a wire rack, for 10 minutes. Remove the pound cake from pan, and cool completely...and the pound cake recipe is ready to serve...nice !
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Black Walnut Pound Cake

Black Walnut Pound Cake

Pound Cake Recipe Ingredients
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant vanilla flavor pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/4 cups ground black walnuts

Pound Cake Recipe Instructions :

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch tube pan.
In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix, instant pudding, eggs, oil and water for 2 minutes using an electric mixer on medium speed. Stir in the ground walnuts. Pour into the prepared pan.
Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Cool the pound cake in the pan before inverting onto a plate to serve...enjoy it !

BUNDT POUND CAKE RECIPE

BUNDT POUND CAKE RECIPE
POUND CAKE RECIPE INGREDIENTS
  • 3 cup sifted flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 cup sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 cup yogurt
POUND CAKE RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
Sift together flour, salt and baking soda. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and almond extract. (Total beating time: 10 minutes - do not overbeat.)

Add dry ingredients alternately with sour cream or yogurt, beating well after each addition. Pour batter into a greased 10" Bundt pan.

Bake in a preheated 325°F oven for about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.

Cool upside down on wire rack for 10 minutes. Run a blunt (butter) knife around edges of pan to free edges of cake. Remove from pan. Cool on wire rack.

Dust with confectioners sugar, drizzle with confectioners icing or melted chocolate, if desired.

Cooks Note: If you have a smaller 6 cup Bundt pan, this recipe may be halved as follows:
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract or almond oil
  • 1/2 cup yogurt

Follow directions above, except use batter to fill a half-size (6-cup) Bundt pan. Check the cake at 45 minutes to see if it is nearly done. Bake until a toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.