Two-Step Pound Cake

Two-Step Pound Cake Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Amy Burke
You'll need a heavy-duty stand mixer with a 4-qt. bowl and paddle attachment for this recipe.
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Worthy of a special occasion

Yield:

Makes 10 to 12 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Other: 2 Hours, 40 Minutes

Ingredients

4 cups all-purpose flour
3 cups sugar
2 cups butter, softened
3/4 cup milk
6 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Preparation

1. Layer Ingredients and Mix. Preheat oven to 325°. Place flour, sugar, butter, milk, eggs, and vanilla (in that order) in 4-qt. bowl of a heavy-duty electric stand mixer. Beat at low speed 1 minute, stopping to scrape down sides. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes.

2. Pour and Bake. Pour into a greased and floured 10-inch (16-cup) tube pan, and smooth. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack, and cool completely (about 1 hour).

Note:

Southern Living Our Readers' Top-Rated Recipes

May 2010
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