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Do you have a simple but good pound cake recipe?

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MommyAuthor

Asked by MommyAuthor at 9:09 AM on Nov. 11, 2008 in Food & Drink

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  • I just slice it up and toast it in the toaster. Then just top it with vanilla ice cream. You could even put wipped cream and strawberries on it. Its really easy and tastes good!
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 9:17 AM on Nov. 11, 2008

  • Is that what you meant? Or are u trying to bake it from scratch? lol
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 9:18 AM on Nov. 11, 2008


    • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened, plus additional for buttering pan

    • 3 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising; sift before measuring) plus additional for dusting

    • 3/4 teaspoon salt

    • 3 cups sugar

    • 7 large eggs, at room temperature 30 minutes

    • 2 teaspoons vanilla

    • 1 cup heavy cream


    Put oven rack in middle position, but do not preheat oven.


    Generously butter pan and dust with flour, knocking out excess flour.


    Sift together sifted flour (3 cups) and salt into a bowl. Repeat sifting into another bowl (flour will have been sifted 3 times total).


     


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    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 4:11 PM on Nov. 11, 2008

  • Beat together butter (2 sticks) and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium-high speed until pale and fluffy, about 5 minutes in a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment or 6 to 8 minutes with a handheld mixer. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition, then beat in vanilla. Reduce speed to low and add half of flour, then all of cream, then remaining flour, mixing well after each addition. Scrape down side of bowl, then beat at medium-high speed 5 minutes. Batter will become creamier and satiny.

    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 4:11 PM on Nov. 11, 2008

  • Spoon batter into pan and rap pan against work surface once or twice to eliminate air bubbles. Place pan in (cold) oven and turn oven temperature to 350°F. Bake until golden and a wooden pick or skewer inserted in middle of cake comes out with a few crumbs adhering, 1 to 1 1/4 hours. Cool cake in pan on a rack 30 minutes. Run a thin knife around inner and outer edges of cake, then invert rack over pan and invert cake onto rack to cool completely.

    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 4:12 PM on Nov. 11, 2008

  • My hubbys grandma makes the best pound cake and when i asked her for the recipe she said she uses the one on the side of the Dunkin Heinz ??? yellow cake mix box. (not sure if that is the right brand)
    photomamma1220

    Answer by photomamma1220 at 12:34 AM on Nov. 12, 2008

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