Pound Cake

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Moist cake with silky grain retains old friends, always wins new ones


  • 1 c. butter
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 4 eggs


  • Cream together butter and sugar thoroughly. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer 2½ minutes. Add flavorings.
  • Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Beat 3½ minutes at medium speed. Do not overbeat or cake will fall.
  • Place in 10 X 5 X 3" large loaf pan (may overflow smaller pan).