Old Fashioned Pound Cake

Who doesn’t love pound cake? Seriously, if you don’t enjoy pound cake then I don’t know if we can be friends… just kidding. Here is a classic recipe that always pleases the crowds!

You could probably experiment with extracts to get different flavors and try a simple glaze (confectioner’s sugar, milk,  and optional flavoring) for a little something extra.

Old Fashioned Pound Cake

Old Fashioned Pound Cake printable recipe


  • 10 eggs (separated)
  • 2 c. butter (softened)
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 4 1/2 c. self-rising flour
  • 1 t. vanilla


Preheat the oven to 325.

Grease and flour a tube pan.

Whip the egg whites.

Place the butter and flour in a bowl and mix together.

Mix the yolks, sugar, and vanilla together and add to the flour mixture.

Mix well.

Fold in the egg whites.

Pour into the prepared tube pan.

Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Cool completely before removing from the pan.


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