• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    7 simple ingredients make up this classic, old fashioned pound cake. It's thick and rich with a golden interior. Top with a sweet vanilla glaze for a simple dessert.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 8 eggs (at room temperature)
    • 3 cups cake flour (or 2 3/4 cup all-purpose flour)
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • [b]Glaze:[/b]
    • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter, melted
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
    • 1-2 tablespoons milk

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 867 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 43.36%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 85.38%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 71 mg 23.78%
    • Sodium: 1410 mg 58.75%
    • Calcium: 64 mg 6.39%
    • Potassium: 1100 mg 31.44%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.32%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 75 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.36%
    • Sugar: 50 g
    • Protein: 74 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 16.6%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0.16%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total10 oz-eq

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