Little Dixie Pound Cake Recipe
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Little Dixie Pound Cake Recipe

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When my great-grandson and I eat dinner together, we're always happy to share this delightful dessert.—Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Pinch baking soda
  • 7 teaspoons buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon orange extract

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 107 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg. Combine flour and baking soda; add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture. Blend in extracts. Pour into a greased 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from the pan to cool on a wire rack. Yield: 1 mini loaf.
Originally published as Little Dixie Pound Cake in Taste of Home February/March 1998, p10

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 107 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 4, 2014

This is just perfect for the two of us..and it is wonderful with strawberries and whipped cream on top.

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Reviewed Mar. 20, 2011

this is the perfect recipe for pound cake

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Reviewed Apr. 30, 2010

How much is a pinch? An 1/8 tsp., less or more, I am confused. Need answer right away...

Becki Cooper, Winston, OR.

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Reviewed Jan. 11, 2008

I use all vanilla extract when making this. It makes just enough for my husband and I to each enjoy dessert without going overboard with a big cake. Not that we couldn't eat the big cake, but this helps us "be good" without feeling deprived.

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