2 1/2 c sugar
1 c butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla
5 large eggs
3 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 c milk or evaporated milk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour the bottom and sides of tube pan, bundt pan, or 2 loaf pans, set aside.
In a large bowl beat sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs for a few minutes. Then add flour, baking powder, and salt, mix well. Slowly add milk and continue mixing until everything is well incorporated. Spread batter in pan.
Bake in bundt pan for about 1 hour 10 minutes, loaf pans for 60 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 20 minutes. Remove from pan and place top side up. Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
For Lemon Pound Cake: Substitute 1 tsp lemon extract for the vanilla. Fold 1 tbsp grated lemon peel into batter.
I love to cook and bake and decided to create this blog to share some of my favorite recipes. I'm also pleased to have some great recipe contributions from my sister-in-law Amber. Hopefully we will have plenty of ideas for you. Enjoy!
p.s. We'd love to hear from you. If you try a recipe, let us know how it turned out.