Vanilla Pound Cake Recipe

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Tracy Modified: September 24, 2021
Vanilla Pound Cake Recipe

How To Make Vanilla Pound Cake

A delicately dense pound cake with a fruity sweet vanilla flavor, this vanilla pound cake should be in your list of recipes to make any day of the week.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • 12tbspunsalted butter
  • 1cupsugar
  • 1tbspvanilla
  • 4largeeggs
  • ¼cupwhole milk
  • 2cupsflour
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspsalt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Flour and butter an 8×4 inch loaf pan.

  3. To a stand mixer add the butter and sugar on high speed and beat until light and fluffy, for about 2 to 3 minutes.

  4. On medium speed add in the vanilla and the eggs one at a time, then the milk until fully combined.

  5. Add in the flour, baking powder and salt until just combined then pour into the loaf pan and bake for 60 minutes.


  • Calories: 272.40kcal
  • Fat: 13.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.94g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.85g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.16g
  • Fiber: 0.56g
  • Sugar: 17.15g
  • Protein: 4.53g
  • Cholesterol: 93.04mg
  • Sodium: 106.80mg
  • Calcium: 50.16mg
  • Potassium: 57.38mg
  • Iron: 0.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 126.13µg
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