Everyday Meals

Kentucky Blue Ribbon All-Butter Pound Cake

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 1 ½ cups butter, softened
  • 5eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a tube pan with some butter and dust lightly with flour.

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  • Step 2

    Mix flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl.

  • Step 3

    Combine sugar and butter in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well between each addition. Beat in flour mixture alternately with milk. Mix in vanilla extract. Pour batter into the prepared tube pan.

  • Step 4

    Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes. Cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Invert onto a wire rack and let cool completely, about 30 minutes.

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