Today we are celebrating National Pound Cake Day! To fully experience it, we bring you not one, but two pound cake recipes for you to try out. Pound cakes are a classic dessert that has been enjoyed for generations and can be found across cultures. It is a simple yet delicious treat that can be enjoyed on its own or served with some whipped cream and fruit.
Sara Lee’s All Butter Pound Cake
- 1 package of Sara Lee’s All Butter Pound Cake
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Remove pound cake from packaging and place on a baking sheet.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes or until the cake is golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let cool before serving.
If you do not have time to bake a pound cake from scratch, the Sara Lee’s All Butter Pound Cake is a great alternative. It is moist and delicious and will satisfy your sweet tooth in no time. Serve it with a dollop of whipped cream and some fresh berries for a perfect dessert.
Homemade Pound Cake Recipe
- 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 cups granulated sugar
- 6 large eggs, room temperature
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup whole milk
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 325°F.
- Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan or two 8.5 x 4.5-inch loaf pans and set aside.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
- Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, alternating with the milk until everything is well combined.
- Stir in the vanilla extract and mix until just combined.
- Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and smooth out the top.
- Bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes (for a 10-inch tube pan) or 1 hour and 15 minutes (for two 8.5 x 4.5-inch loaf pans) or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
This delicious homemade pound cake recipe is a classic that will never go out of style. The ingredients are simple and easy to find, and the result is a moist and buttery cake that will melt in your mouth. It is perfect for any occasion, and you can always add your favorite toppings or fillings to make it even more special. Serve it with a cup of tea or coffee, and enjoy a taste of nostalgia.
Happy National Pound Cake Day!