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Buttermilk Pound Cake

This moist buttermilk pound cake is an old fashioned recipe that produces a tender and delicious cake. Serve it with whipped cream and fresh berries to make it even more special!

Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe - this old fashioned buttermilk pound cake is made in a bundt cake pan and couldn't be more moist or delicious. It's SO GOOD. Definitely making this again.

Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe

When it comes to sweets, I love a moist pound cake.

Buttermilk pound cake is yummy and flavorful on its own, or you can dress it up with powdered sugar, cream, berries, or even ice cream!

Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe - this old fashioned buttermilk pound cake is made in a bundt cake pan and couldn't be more moist or delicious. It's SO GOOD. Definitely making this again.

This is truly one of my favorite classic recipes that I make over and over for enjoying at home, or for special occasions.

Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe - this old fashioned buttermilk pound cake is made in a bundt cake pan and couldn't be more moist or delicious. It's SO GOOD. Definitely making this again.

How to Make Old Fashioned Pound Cake

Here’s what you’ll need to have on hand to make this wonderful cake.

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 ¾ cups granulated sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Confectioners sugar, optional

This is such a simple set of ingredients, but, aren’t simple recipes usually the best ones?

Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe - this old fashioned buttermilk pound cake is made in a bundt cake pan and couldn't be more moist or delicious. It's SO GOOD. Definitely making this again.

  • Be sure to preheat your oven to 325 degrees, and spray a 9 or 10-inch fluted tube pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Next, whisk together the flour, salt, and the baking soda; set aside.
  • After that, use your electric mixer to cream together the butter and the sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time mixing after each addition until well combined. Beat in the vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed.
  • Pour into the prepared pan. Bake for 85 to 90 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow cooling in the pan for 10 to 15 minutes. Turn on to a wire rack to cool. Dust with confectioners sugar, optional. Cool completely before slicing.

Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe - this old fashioned buttermilk pound cake is made in a bundt cake pan and couldn't be more moist or delicious. It's SO GOOD. Definitely making this again.

I hope you enjoy this easy buttermilk pound cake. If you decide to try it, be sure to let me know how it turned out! :)

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Buttermilk Pound Cake

Buttermilk Pound Cake

Yield: 16 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 55 minutes
Moist and delicious buttermilk pound cake is a lovely and beautiful dessert recipe.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 ¾ cups granulated sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Confectioners sugar, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly spray a 9 or 10 inch fluted tube pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Mix together the flour, salt and the baking soda; set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer, cream together the butter and the sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time mixing after each addition until well combined. Beat in the vanilla.
  4. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed.
  5. Pour into the prepared pan. Bake for 85 to 90 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool in the pan for 10 to 15 minutes. Turn on to a wire rack to cool. Dust with confectioners sugar, optional. Cool completely before slicing. 
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1 piece
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 379 Total Fat: 13g Saturated Fat: 8g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 89mg Sodium: 229mg Carbohydrates: 61g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 43g Protein: 5g

Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe - this old fashioned buttermilk pound cake is made in a bundt cake pan and couldn't be more moist or delicious. It's SO GOOD. Definitely making this again.

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