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Buttery Pound Cake

Prep time 15 mins
Bake time 1 hr, 20 mins
Yield Makes 10 to 12 servings
Put the fancy on this pound cake recipe by serving slices toasted and topped with vanilla ice cream, chocolate fudge sauce, and sliced fresh strawberries.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound butter, softened
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Toppings: chocolate sauce and sliced strawberries

How to Make It

  1. Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until the yellow disappears after each addition. Add extracts, beating just until blended. Gradually add flour, beating at low speed until combined. Add milk, beating until smooth. Pour batter into a greased and floured 12-cup Bundt pan.

  2. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack. Serve with desired toppings.