Pound Cake (2 steps from Southern Living)

Pound Cake (2 steps from Southern Living)

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  • 4

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 3

    cups sugar

  • 2

    cups butter, softened

  • � cup milk

  • 6

    large eggs

  • 2

    tsp. vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 325� Place flour, sugar, butter, milk, eggs, and vanilla (in that order) in 4-qt. bowl of a heavy-duty electric stand mixer. Beat at low speed 1 minute, stopping to scrape down sides. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes. Pour into a greased and floured 10-inch (16-cup) tube pan, and smooth. Bake at 325� fori hour and 30 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack, and cool completely (about 1 hour).


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