Golden Pound Cake

Golden Pound Cake

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4
15 min.
prep
105 min.
total
12 servings

While pound cake is named after the original weight of its ingredients—a pound each of flour, butter, sugar, and eggs—most modern recipes do not follow these measurements. Traditionally baked in a loaf pan, this tender, fine-textured cake has many flavor variations, including lemon, orange, and coconut. This delectable version is scented with mace and topped with chopped nuts. For a special touch, dust the top with powdered sugar just before serving.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon mace or ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.

COMBINE flour, baking powder, salt and mace in medium bowl. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in flour mixture alternately with evaporated milk. Pour into prepared loaf pan; sprinkle with nuts.

BAKE for 60 to 70 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely.

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Golden Pound Cake

Delicious and simple! It was even better than the ones I use to buy in the store. I think I will reduce the baking time to 50-55 minutes next time. It came out a little too dark for me.

- susan tao

easy

the best pound cake ever..i just love VBB..

- linda pena from Pasadena, TX

GREAT!!!

Loved this recipe. the cake was very moist and not as dense as some of the pound cake recipes I've tried before.

- d guy from CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH

Golden pound cake

I liked this cake very much, I used a bundt pan and then drizzeled caramel sauce lightly over the top...it looked pretty and was delicious!I'll make it again.

- Donna Kranyik from BETHEL, CT

Good cake for a coffee/tea break

Very good taste, but found the cake a little dry.

- G JACKSON from Montreal, PQ

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 410
  • Calories from Fat: 200
  • Total Fat: 22g (34% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 11g (55% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 95mg (32% of DV)
  • Sodium: 240mg (10% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 49g (16% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g (4% of DV)
  • Sugars: 27g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Vitamin A: 10% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 8% of DV
  • Iron: 15% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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